Netherland's King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima arrive at Kalibata Heroes Cemetery complex during their visit in Jakarta, Indonesia, March 10, 2020. Dutch King Willem-Alexander apologized on Tuesday for the "excessive violence" inflicted on Indonesia during his country's colonial rule, the monarchy's first such admission of regret to the Southeast Asian nation. ANTARA FOTO/Akbar Nugroho Gumay

Netherland's King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima put put a bouquet of flowers at Kalibata Heroes Cemetery complex during their visit in Jakarta, Indonesia, March 10, 2020. The apology addressed the violence by Dutch forces during the period from Indonesia's declaration of independence in 1945 until 1949, when the Netherlands recognised it as an independent nation. ANTARA FOTO/Akbar Nugroho Gumay

King Willem-Alexander of The Netherlands are welcomed by President Joko Widodo with an official welcome ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, Indonesia, March 10, 2020. "I would like to express my regret and apologise for excessive violence on the part of the Dutch in those years," King Willem-Alexander said at the presidential palace in Bogor during a visit to Indonesia. "I do so in the full realisation that the pain and sorrow of the families affected continue to be felt today," he said in his speech, a copy of which was posted on the website of the Royal House of the Netherlands. ANTARA FOTO/Sigid Kurniawan

King Willem-Alexander of The Netherlands and President Joko Widodo held press conference at the Presidential Palace Bogor, West Java, on March 10, 2020. The Dutch government has previously apologized to Indonesia and paid some damages to survivors for violence carried out during colonial rule. In 2011, Tjeerd de Zwaan, then the Dutch ambassador, apologized for killings in 1947 in a village in the province of West Java. Two years later, de Zwaan also apologized for killings in 1947 on the island of Sulawesi. ANTARA FOTO/Sigid Kurniawan

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of The Netherlands are welcomed by President Joko Widodo and his wife Iriana Widodo with an official welcome ceremony at the Presidential Palace Bogor, West Java, Indonesia, March 10, 2020. The Dutch King and Queen are in Indonesia for their 4 day State Visit. Last year, a Dutch appeals court in the Hague ordered the hearing of a lawsuit by five Indonesians who hold the Netherlands responsible for the execution of their fathers by Dutch soldiers in 1947. ANTARA FOTO/Sigid Kurniawan

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of The Netherlands plant a tree with President Joko Widodo and his wife Iriana Widodo at the Presidential Palace in Bogor, Indonesia, March 10, 2020. The Dutch King and Queen are in Indonesia for their 4 day State Visit. During the four-day trip, the king and his wife Queen Maxima are set to visit the ancient capital of Yogyakarta and the Sebangau National Park in Indonesia's province of Central Kalimantan on Borneo, according to the royal website. ANTARA FOTO/Sigid Kurniawan