Turkish Minister of family and social policies Fatma Betul the SAI Kai, accompanied by police will be sent from the Netherlands back to Germany, where she entered the country by car. It is reported Reuters citing Dutch media.
Currently, the Minister remains blocked by Dutch police near the Consulate General of Turkey in Rotterdam. As reported by the Dutch TV station Rijnmond, security forces trying to disperse the crowd that had gathered near the diplomatic mission. According to journalists, is now on the street in front of the Consulate General gathered about 2 thousand people, many of whom came with Turkish flags. The police prevented the demonstrators contact with the Minister.
As reported by the Turkish news Agency Daily Sabah, the police use batons and shields to push the protesters off the street. In addition, the police also uses to deter the demonstrators with dogs.
The car, which was Fatma Betul the SAI Kai, were detained by Dutch police earlier on Saturday, March 11. Member of the Turkish government intended to take part in the meeting devoted to the referendum on extension of presidential powers in Turkey.
The diplomatic conflict between Turkey and the Netherlands broke out after Dutch authorities refused to allow the country to participate in a political rally, the foreign Minister of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu. The meeting also was canceled due to security concerns.
In response, the foreign Minister of Turkey threatened the Netherlands with “retaliatory measures”. The situation also commented on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. He called the authorities of the Netherlands “heirs of the Nazis and fascists.”
In response to the action of Amsterdam the Turkish foreign Ministry summoned chargé d’affaires of the Netherlands. He was declared the protest. In addition, the Turkish foreign Minister acknowledged the undesirable return to the country on vacation the Ambassador of the Netherlands.