Turkey has said the Netherlands will be forced to apologise for barring its ministers from speaking in Rotterdam, the latest twist in a spat between the two NATO allies.
Talking in a business meeting, the Turkish deputy prime minister Numan Kurtulmus said the government will give “the necessary response”, but did not expand on any measures Turkey were planning.
Turkey has also summoned the Dutch envoy three times, presenting him with two formal protest notes addressed to the Dutch government.
A diplomatic feud broke out between the two countries at the weekend after Turkish ministers were banned from attending a pro-Ankara rally in Rotterdam.
Dutch authorities refused to allow Turkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu to land in the country, and went on to expel Turkish family minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya… see more