Turkish-Dutch relations

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Last quote about Turkish-Dutch relations

Angela Merkel
I don't intend to participate in this race to trade provocations. The insults need to stop. Furthermore, we're looking at the situation afresh every day and are not giving anyone a carte blanche for the future.feedback
Mar 16 2017
Turkish-Dutch relations has been commented on by 22 key people in the news. You can find all of them on this page with their statements. People who have been most quoted about Turkish-Dutch relations are: Mark Rutte, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Angela Merkel and Geert Wilders. For instance, the most recent quote from Mark Rutte is: “We will not lower ourselves to this level. It is totally unacceptable.”.
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Angelino Alfano

We have an obligation to ask the parties involved to tone down the rhetoric, to bring the level of argument down. We can however understand the decisions taken by certain countries, starting with Holland.feedback

Numan Kurtulmus

We are doing exactly what they did to us. We are not allowing planes carrying Dutch diplomats or envoys from landing in Turkey or using our airspace. Those creating this crisis are responsible for fixing it.feedback

Mark Rutte

We will not lower ourselves to this level. It is totally unacceptable.feedback

Mark Rutte

I believe they just wanted to come here to talk with Turkish people about the referendum. And again, it was very difficult to come to logistical arrangements.feedback

Mark Rutte

Turkey is a proud country, but also the Netherlands is a proud country. We will never negotiate under threats, under these type of utterings of the foreign minister. So that's why we stopped discussions and we told him that he was no longer welcome that Saturday.feedback

Omer Celik

The democracy and state of law have been violated in the Netherlands. Therefore, the EU, which depends on these values, needs to implement a very sensitive and effective policy to protect the values. If no action is taken, it will not be possible to talk about the European Union being a political union. We will surely have sanctions against the latest actions by the Netherlands. We will answer them with these.feedback

Angela Merkel

These comparisons are totally misleading, they belittle the suffering, especially in the case of the Netherlands which suffered so much under the Nazis. This is completely unacceptable and that's why the Netherlands have my full support and solidarity, especially also my Dutch colleague Mark Rutte.feedback

Jens Stoltenberg - NATO

I will encourage all allies to show mutual respect to be calm and have a measured approach to contribute to deescalate the tensions. I think it is important that we now focus on everything that unites us.feedback

Joop van Holsteijn

Immigration and integration, and the relationship of the Netherlands with Turkey, will be rather salient suddenly, and Wilders can be considered the issue owner here. Following this line of reasoning, Wilders may profit, if only due to some strategic PVV supporters who decide to follow their heart and not their mind on Wednesday.feedback

Geert Wilders

The Netherlands can see that these people are Turks, not Dutch. They have Dutch passports, but they don't belong here.feedback

Ahmet Hakan - Hurriyet Daily News

The Netherlands, with its fascism, its low-quality and impertinence, has met these needs beautifully.feedback

Huseyin Kocabiyik

We shouldn't be angry at the Germans and the Dutch. We should perhaps thank them a little. They contributed to our 'yes' votes by at least two points. You can be sure of it. As a retired former political adviser and a researcher, I can say for sure that these will cause a substantial rise in the votes of our citizens living in Europe, while inside Turkey, it will affect both the undecided voters and even some voters from the 'no' camp.feedback

Lars Loekke Rasmussen

Such a visit could not take place in light of the current attacks by Turkey against the Netherlands. Therefore I proposed to my Turkish colleague to postpone our meeting.feedback

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

I had said that Nazism has risen from the grave. I said 'I thought Nazism was over but I was wrong.' In fact, Nazism is alive in the West. What took place in the Netherlands was the trampling of diplomacy, international law, practice, decency. Is there a peep coming out of Europe? No. Why? Because they won't bite one another. They are all the same. The Netherlands did not behave like a European Union member state governed by the rule of law, but like a banana republic.feedback

Mark Rutte

This country, as the mayor of Rotterdam pointed out yesterday, was bombed during the Second World War by the Nazis. It's totally unacceptable to talk in this way. Turkey is a proud nation; the Netherlands is a proud nation. We can never do business under those sorts of threats and blackmail.feedback

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

The Netherlands is nothing like an EU country. It is acting like a banana republic. The world has witnessed how those who had lectured Turkey on human rights, rule of law and democracy for years are far from those values. Now they are trying to find excuses for their bad behaviour.feedback

Mark Rutte

Some Turkish politicians are talking about Nazism and fascism in relationship to The Netherlands. This country, as the Mayor of Rotterdam pointed out yesterday, was bombed during the second World War by the Nazis. It's totally unacceptable to talk in this way. So of course there is absolutely no way excuses can be made, they should make an excuse for what they have done.feedback

Angela Merkel

This rejection also fully applies, of course, to friendly countries such as the Netherlands. Especially with respect to the Netherlands, which suffered under National Socialism, that is completely unacceptable. And that is why the Netherlands has my full support and solidarity.feedback

Numan Kurtulmus

You will see that, in the end, they will come to the point where they will apologize.feedback

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

They will certainly pay the price, and also learn what diplomacy is. We will teach them international diplomacy. Listen Netherlands, you'll jump once, you'll jump twice, but my people will thwart your game. You can cancel our foreign minister's flight as much as you want, but let's see how your flights will come to Turkey now. They don't know diplomacy or politics. They are Nazi remnants. They are fascists.feedback

Mark Rutte

Turkey is a proud nation. The Netherlands is a proud nation. We can never do business under those sorts of threats and blackmail. The biggest problem in this case is that Turkey is talking about Turkish citizens who they want to talk to. These are Dutch citizens who possibly also have voting rights in Turkey.feedback

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Hey Holland! If you are sacrificing Turkish-Dutch relations for the sake of the elections on Wednesday, you will pay a price.feedback

Mark Rutte

This is a man who yesterday made us out to be fascists and a country of Nazis. I'm going to de-escalate, but not by offering apologies. Are you nuts? We are in the wrong situation with Turkey at the moment. We asked the minister not to come because of the tensions we expected in Rotterdam and because we are not comfortable with such a visit. A visit from a Turkish minister to the Dutch people to talk about a Turkish referendum, and still they come.feedback

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

If you sacrifice Turkish-Dutch relations to the elections held on Wednesday, you will pay the price. I thought Nazism was dead, but I was wrong. Nazism is still widespread in the West. The West has shown its true face.feedback

Beatrice Bozkus

I am disappointed by Holland because they speak of democracy and freedom but it is not the case. To not allow a speech, it's sad. We are all disappointed.feedback

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

We will teach them international diplomacy. Holland! If you are sacrificing Turkish-Dutch relations for the sake of the elections on Wednesday, you will pay a price. The West has clearly shown its true face in the last couple of days. What we have seen... is a clear manifestations of Islamophobia. I have said that I had thought that Nazism was over, but that I was wrong. Nazism is alive in the West.feedback

Andre Krouwel

Rutte is a key player in this because he is prime minister. We are the ones who really protect your interests, we are the ones who go down into the trenches to defend the Netherlands. The election is still wide open. What the right-wing parties are now doing is jumping on this theme from Turkey to – more than already was the case – emphasize themes of immigration, integration, the migrant problem and the concerns about what identity we still share.feedback

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

If you sacrifice Turkish-Dutch relations to the elections on Wednesday, then you will pay the price. What took place in the Netherlands was the trampling of diplomacy, international law, practice, decency. Is there a peep coming out of Europe? No. Why? Because they won't bite one another. They are all the same. The Netherlands did not behave like a European Union member state governed by the rule of law, but like a banana republic.feedback

Mark Rutte

I've never experienced this before, but we want to be the more prudent party. If they escalate we will have to respond, but we will do everything in our power to de-escalate.feedback

Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya

The whole world must take action against this fascist practice! Such a treatment against a woman minister cannot be accepted.feedback

Geert Wilders

To all Turks in the Netherlands who agree with Erdogan: Go to Turkey and NEVER come back!!feedback

Mark Rutte

We find this unacceptable, the public sphere of the Netherlands is not the political campaign area of other countries.feedback

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