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You could be right as I have been on and off the fence on it but think now that it really did happen now.Its really hard to get any definitive prof but there are some dots that are hard to make go away ...
I still think that coup was designed to fail in order to give Erdogan a reason to crack down and seize power.
originally posted by: Xcathdra
originally posted by: DISRAELI
This appears to be a live feed (discovered via Twitter)
according to RT (so take it for what you think) Turkish media is also being blocked from entering / reporting inside the country.
The Spectator Index @spectatorindex 18m18 minutes ago
BREAKING: Dutch police using water cannons to deal with protesters near Turkish consulate who have begun throwing rocks and other items
BNO NewsVerified account @BNONews 2m2 minutes ago More Rotterdam mayor on Erdogan calling the Netherlands Nazi remnants: "Do they know I'm the mayor of a city that was bombed by the Nazis?"
The Spectator Index @spectatorindex 8m8 minutes ago
BREAKING: The Prime Ministers of Turkey and the Netherlands have spoken, agree situation should be calmed down
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The Netherlands barred Turkey's foreign minister from landing in Rotterdam on Saturday in a row over Ankara's political campaigning among Turkish emigres, leading President Tayyip Erdogan to brand its fellow NATO member a "Nazi remnant." The dispute escalated in the evening as Turkey's family minister was prevented by police from entering the Turkish consulate in Rotterdam. Hundreds of protesters waving Turkish flags gathered outside, demanding to see the minister.
Two Dutch broadcasters said the minister, Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya, was detained by Dutch authorities to prevent her from addressing the crowd. RTL said Kaya was declared an "undesirable alien" and would be escorted to Germany.
The decision to detain the minister came as roughly 2,000 pro-Erdogan protesters were gathered outside the consulate in Rotterdam. The news of plans to return her to Germany drew boos and whistling through the crowd as police in riot gear and on horseback warned that they would use force to disperse protesters.
Turkey's foreign ministry said it did not want the Dutch ambassador to Ankara to return from leave "for some time." Turkish authorities sealed off the Dutch embassy in Ankara and consulate in Istanbul in apparent retaliation and hundreds gathered there for protests at the Dutch action.
President Erdogan is looking to the large number of emigre Turks living in Europe, especially in Germany and the Netherlands, to help clinch victory next month in a referendum that would give the presidency sweeping new powers.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she will do everything possible to prevent Turkish political tensions spilling onto German soil and four rallies in Austria and one in Switzerland have been canceled due to the growing dispute.
The powers of Parliament to scrutinize ministers and hold the government to account, as well as granting ministers the power to issue decrees regarding certain matters, are abolished.