Turkish Foreign Minister Refuses Reaction to Wilders

February 2 2011

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu has refused to comment on remarks by anti-Islam politician Geert Wilders calling Turkey a totalitarian state and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan a ‘freak’. During a press conference in Ankara, the Minister refused to give the remarks the credit of a reaction, instead emphasizing the good relations between Turkey and the Netherlands.