Prime minister Jan Peter Balkenende used the fringes of the Mediterranean countries summit in Paris this weekend to discuss the after-effects of Geert Wilders’ film Fitna with Jordan’s premier Nader Dhahabi, Trouw reports on Monday.
A spokesman for Balkenende would only say that he had ‘outlined the Dutch position’.
Jordan wants to take Wilders to court for sewing hatred against Muslims in his film. Wilders last week described the country as a banana republic, a statement with Balkenende dismissed at the time as ‘not being helpful’.
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