Trump's ambassador to Netherlands finally admits 'no-go zone' claims

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Pete Hoekstra, the new US ambassador to the Netherlands, has admitted claiming in 2015 that Muslim youths had created so-called “no-go” zones in the country and were burning politicians.

Mr Hoekstra, a Republican congressman appointed to the envoy’s job by Donald Trump, last month denied making the claims, calling them “fake news”, despite being shown video evidence.

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