Ambassador says sorry for tweet about PVV
Swarttouw responded Monday on an article by the American magazine Newsweek about the fact that a coalition with the PVV Rutte after the elections. The Prime Minister said Sunday in Buitenhof that the chance of cooperation with the PVV "zero". "Good news! No more feeding the beast ", said the Ambassador about this on Twitter.
Swarttouw focused Tuesday on Twitter to Wilders and apologized for the comment. He says his language "inappropriate" was. "Excuse. It was not my intention to interfere in the election campaign. "
PVV mp Raymond de Roon suggested earlier Tuesday all questions about the tweet. DAS will of Minister Bert Koenders (Foreign Affairs) know what it finds the note of swarttouw and whether it is appropriate that a "representative of the Dutch Government" feel this way exhaust about a member of the Dutch House of representatives. According to the Roon is the tweet not only denigrate direction Wilders, but also towards "the millions of people who stand behind the PVV".