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Wilders slams Dutch-Turkish celebrations

Published on 18 November 2011 - 11:23pm
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Anti-Islam Freedom Party leader Geert Wilders says next year’s celebrations of the 400th anniversary of Dutch-Turkish relations should be called off. His comments, which appear in the opinion section of Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant on Saturday, have also been published online.

He writes that Turkish President Abdullah Gül is, as far as he is concerned, not welcome to make a state visit to the Netherlands. He says there’s nothing to celebrate.

“Gül’s Islamic regime and his party colleague, Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan, are no friends of the West and therefore not of the Netherlands either. President Gül is not welcome. Turkey has no place in the community of European values and there’s no reason for a party.

“Anyone who looks further than their own nose can see that the regime of Gül and Erdogan is killing off Turkey’s secular constitution in order to re-Islamise the country.”

Deputy Economic Affairs Minister Henk Bleker described Mr Wilders’ plea to scrap the celebration as “a very bad suggestion”.

Next year marks 400 years since the then Republic of the Netherlands set up its first diplomatic mission in Istanbul, capital of the Ottoman Empire at that time. Major celebrations are planned to mark the anniversary.

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Discussion

Anonymous 29 November 2011 - 12:50pm / Cyprus

Maybe the Netherlands can also invite Turkish Actor Attila Olgac who confessed to war crimes he committed during the invasion of Cyprus including the assassination of 10 Cypriots.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8yB4ySDP6I

Or perhaps the Turkish Soldiers who raped thousands of women in Cyprus which required the British Parliament to pass emergency legislation to allow medical officers of the British Armed forces to perform abortions on the raped women.

Turkey ethnically cleaned 1/3rd of the CYprus and repopulated the occupied areas with Turks, Muslim Bulgarians and Bosnians.

Now they want gas from the free areas of Cyprus and Israel.

Are you going to celebrate this as well?

Anonymous 29 November 2011 - 12:49pm / Cyprus

Maybe the Netherlands can also invite Turkish Actor Attila Olgac who confessed to war crimes he committed during the invasion of Cyprus including the assassination of 10 Cypriots.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w8yB4ySDP6I

Or perhaps the Turkish Soldiers who raped thousands of women in Cyprus which required the British Parliament to pass emergency legislation to allow medical officers of the British Armed forces to perform abortions on the raped women.

Turkey ethnically cleaned 1/3rd of the CYprus and repopulated the occupied areas with Turks, Muslim Bulgarians and Bosnians.

Now they want gas from the free areas of Cyprus and Israel.

Are you going to celebrate this as well?

Katharina Sri (ex Noor Aza) 21 November 2011 - 10:05pm / Germany

Mr. Wilder is right on as ever! What pathetic discrimination towards other non-Turkish ethnic groups especially non-Muslim dominated ones. It´s the same in Germany -the Muslim-dominated Turkish communities here are becoming increasingly arrogant, dominant and discriminatory towards other ethnic groups who also build up Germany, especially the many Western migrants and try to speak on behalf of all migrants - it´s like, how dare they? Now they´re campigning hard to replace the international English language as the second language after German in Germany such as in police language recuitment, and influencing German integration language courses for migrants and television programmes to promote Turkish culture, langauge and nationalism! WE`RE SIMPLY NOT INTERESTED TO BE FORCED TO LEARN ABOUT JEW/CHRISTIAN-HATING AND MACHO-SEXIST ISLAMIC-DOMINATED TURKISH CULTURE & TURKEY IN THE FREE AND CIVILIZED WEST!

Anonymous 21 November 2011 - 2:10am / Turkey

Turkey became one of the fastest growing economies with this government. That's why people vote them, not for Sharia, there is no Islamization. If Turkey can sustain this economic growth, then Turkish immigrants in Europe will return to Turkey. So this government is also good for Geert Wilders' vision of Europe.

Anonymous 20 November 2011 - 2:15pm / Germany

Wilders is quite right.

Tim Bus 20 November 2011 - 4:18am

"Too much hatred,no vision and damaging for the image of Europe in the world."

A perfect description of mohammedanism.

Anonymous 19 November 2011 - 9:31pm

Too much hatred,no vision and damaging for the image of Europe in the world.
Wilders wants the Guilder back, deport the Muslims and change Europe again into a fragmented, tribal continent.

OzDeist 20 November 2011 - 5:26pm / Australia

fragmented yes, but tribal? The only tribals are the mullahs and clerics running the show in Islamic countries.

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