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Turkish president Erdogan calls Netherlands 'Nazi remnants, fascists'
March 11, 2017 / 11:24 AM / 9 months ago

Turkish president Erdogan calls Netherlands 'Nazi remnants, fascists'

(Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan branded the Netherlands “Nazi remnants, fascists” on Saturday after the Dutch government withdrew permission for his Foreign Minister to land there.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan attends a news conference after the talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, March 10, 2017. REUTERS/Sergei Ilnitsky/Pool

Rotterdam city authorities had on Friday withdrawn permission for him to attend a meeting to rally support for President Tayyip Erdogan’s plans for extended powers, to be put to a referendum next month. Several other Euroepan cities have banned such meetings to be attended by Turkish officials.

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