Erdogan has called the authorities of the Netherlands “heirs of the Nazis and fascists”
Recep Tayyip Erdogan lashed out at the authorities of the Netherlands, calling them “heirs of the Nazis and fascists.” The statement followed the refusal to let the country Minister of foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan criticized the Dutch authorities for a decision not to let the plane by Turkish foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, calling them “heirs of the Nazis and fascists,” according to Reuters.
Cavusoglu had on Saturday to go to Rotterdam, where I was to speak at a rally in front of Turkish Cypriot residents ahead of the referendum, which will decide on the extension of the powers of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. But city hall denied permission to hold a rally, this was followed by a review of permission to land in the country the plane Cavusoglu.
The statement of the mayor of Rotterdam, said that the rally cancelled for security reasons, said Bi-bi-si.
“Forbid our Minister of foreign Affairs to fly as you want, but now let’s look at how your aircraft will land in Turkey,” Erdogan said at a rally in Istanbul.
On Saturday morning the Turkish Minister of the Netherlands has threatened sanctions if the authorities of this country will refuse him entry.
In the ensuing statement by the Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte said that “the threat of sanctions from Turkey made it impossible to find a reasonable solution”
These threats, as noted in the statement of Rutte, became the reason for the ban on the landing of the aircraft Cavusoglu, informs Bi-bi-si.
Previously, the holding of such meetings with participation of officials of Turkey in their countries banned the authorities of Austria, Germany and Switzerland.