Sunday 28 November 2021

Verhagen picks diplomacy over Wilders

Foreign affairs minister Maxime Verhagen will use diplomatic channels, not the public arena, to deal with Jordan’s plans to take legal action against MP Geert Wilders for his anti-Islam film Fitna, NOS tv reports on Wednesday.


In addition, the minister has advised Wilders to be quiet about the case. On Monday the anti-immigration MP accused Jordan of being a ‘banana republic’ and urged Verhagen to make a public protest.

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