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Radicalization in Dutch politics worries Turkish Prime Minister

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is concerned about the support of “radicalization” in Dutch politics.

Erdogan said “In politics, I am opposed to radical politics. The right way is the middle. “Radicalism brings misery over the people and the country.”

“As you know our party is at the center of politics. We are not left not right. We are far away from extremes. We are far from radical. We only work with those who are close to everyone. ”

Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan was interviewed by Dutch public broadcaster NOS and daily NRC Handelsblad on the eve of Sunday’s general elections in Turkey. Campaigning on a national pride theme, Mr Erdogan’s AK party is expected to come out as the winner for the third time in a row.

A member of the Dutch opposition Socialist Party, Sadet Karabulut, said on Twitter, “Turkish premier Erdogan may be concerned about a radicalization in Dutch politics. I’m concerned about Mr Erdogan’s radical politics.”