Dutch Travelers in Turkey Not Allowed to Leave

Reuters news agency reports today that Dutch citizens in Turkey are being prevented from leaving the country. This is yet another chapter in Turkey’s hard line approach to a dispute with the Dutch government. Diplomatic ties were strained in March when the Netherlands prevented President Tayyip Erdogan’s government ministers from campaigning in their country. Turkish President Erdogan is seeking a referendum to increase his powers. The Turkish president resorted to name calling and referred to the Dutch government as German National Socialist (Nazi) remnants.

Reuters report found here: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-turkey-referendum-netherlands-idUSKBN17821W?il=0

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