Queen Beatrix to appear in public despite attack
Queen Beatrix, Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Máxima will attend the annual remembrance ceremony on Dam Square in Amsterdam on Monday.THE HAGUE – Queen Beatrix, Crown Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Máxima will attend the annual national remembrance ceremony on Dam Square in Amsterdam on Monday, regardless of the attack on their coach on Thursday in Apeldoorn.
Doubts had been cast on their presence after the incident, but the government information service said the programme will run as planned.
Amsterdam authorities are studying the need for extra security measures on Remembrance Day and Liberation Day on 4 and 5 May respectively.
On Liberation Day there will be an open-air concert on a floating stage and ships on the Amstel river.
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