MESOP NEWS TODAYS BREAKING : BRAVO DUTCHMEN ! The Netherlands Suspends Diplomatic Ties with Turkey

NORTH KURDISTAN (TURKEY) – Basnews English  – 05/02/2018 – 19:05 – ERBIL — The Dutch government on Monday announced that it has officially withdrawn its ambassador to Ankara and suspended the diplomatic relations with the Turkish government.

“The Netherlands and Turkey have recently held talks at various levels. At this stage, these talks do not yet offer a perspective to normalizing the bilateral relations,” reads a statement published on the official website of the government of the Netherlands.

“The recent talks offered Turkey and the Netherlands an opportunity to come closer to each other, but we have not been able to agree on the way normalization should take place,” the statement quoted Foreign Minister Halbe Zijlstra.

The Netherlands’ ambassador to Turkey, who has not had access to Turkey since March 2017, has also been officially withdrawn while “the Netherlands will also not issue permission for a new Turkish ambassador to take up the duties in the Netherlands”.