Netherlands bars Turkish official's plane from landing

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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu's was scheduled to speak at a rally in favor of a "Yes" vote on a referendum on constitutional changes that would give Erdogan more power, when the Dutch government revoked his plane's landing permission in Rotterdam.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has described the Dutch as "Nazi remnants and fascists", as a diplomatic row grows over a cancelled rally.

Wilders, speaking to Al Jazeera at a rally at the Dutch city of Heerlen on Saturday, said the moves by Erdogan and his ministers to campaign in foreign countries were "totally unacceptable".

Tensions between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partners have been growing over the weekend after the Dutch government barred Turkey's foreign minister from flying to Rotterdam.

Earlier on Saturday, Cavusoglu said Turkey would impose "harsh political and economical sanctions" on the Netherlands if it attempts to cancel his planned meeting there.

According to the statement, the ministry expressed Turkey's request to the Dutch charge d'affaires that "the Dutch ambassador who is on leave overseas [should] not return for a while".

The Netherlands was therefore withdrawing landing rights, he said.

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Meanwhile, Turkey's Minister of Family and Social Policies Betul Sayan Kaya, who is now in Germany, chose to travel to Rotterdam by land in the face of a flight ban, Turkish media reported.

Mr Erdogan told the crowd back in Turkey: 'You can stop our foreign minister's plane all you want, let's see how your planes will come to Turkey from now on, ' Mr Erdogan told booing crowds.

However, he said, a public threat of sanctions made by the Turks before the negotiations were complete made it impossible to find a "reasonable solution" - so the Netherlands banned the foreign minister's flight.

Germany is home to 1.4 million people eligible to vote in Turkey's referendum on April 16.

Erdogan has used last year's coup as one of the reasons why he needs the new powers.

The legal opinion criticized the Turkish parliament's approval of the amendments when several deputies from the second-largest opposition party were in jail.

"Listen Netherlands, you'll jump once, you'll jump twice, but my people will thwart your game", Erdogan said at a rally.

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