Netherlands stops Turkish foreign minister's plane from landing as pro-Erdogan rallies cancelled across Europe

The Netherlands has withdrawn permission for a plane carrying Turkey’s foreign minister to land in the country ahead of a rally supporting expanded powers for Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

The Turkish President responded by comparing the Dutch government to Nazis, saying: “These Nazis, these fascists, whose planes will never again land in Turkey.”

A spokesperson said the move was taken because of “risks to public order and security” caused by the proposed visit by Mevlut Cavusoglu to Rotterdam. 

The Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, said that while the Netherlands and Turkey could search for “an acceptable solution”, Ankara was not respecting

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