Rotterdam Turkish Consulate emergency command environment

Near the Turkish Consulate to Westblaak in Rotterdam is Saturday at the start of the evening an emergency command proclaimed. That has a spokesman for the Rotterdam Mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb said.

The area is temporarily only available to residents and local traffic. Possible has to do with the arrival of the Turkish Minister Sayan Fatma Betül Kaya (Family Affairs). Kaya comes Saturday night to the Turkish Consulate in Rotterdam. According to a spokesman for the AK party in Netherlands, Mustafa Aslan, is that the intention.

"Its only purpose is to inform people about the referendum '', said Aslan." That they have to vote. ''

It is unclear whether the Minister actually already in Netherlands or Rotterdam. According to the Turkish television and the State press agency Anadolu is the convoy of the Minister stopped by Dutch police at a gas station. The identity papers of the occupants was controlled by agents. Also on images at NOS included to see that the Minister was stopped by agents. According to Anadolu got the Netherlands Minister told that they had to leave as soon as possible and back had to go to Germany.

Official sources as police, municipality or keep the lips together cabinet about whether the woman in Netherlands is and whether they are actually against. , We take our measures, '' Prime Minister Mark Rutte via a spokesman, let know. They can, as far as we are concerned, no group address tonight in Rotterdam. We try that, but either way, I can say about that. ''

In front of the Consulate are about two hundred supporters of president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. They waving Turkish flags. Around the Consulate are agents, there's ME and there's a police helicopter above. Zafer Sirakaya, of the Turkish Union of European Turkish Democrats, called the attendees on the spot for calm.

On the Road, where the official residence of the Turkish consul, an emergency command. The consul left earlier in the evening from his home to the Consulate.

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