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A Dutch anti-Islam party says it’s brokered a provisional coalition deal for a hard-right government

A Dutch anti-Islam party says it’s brokered a provisional coalition deal for a hard-right government

BRUSSELS (AP) — Anti-Islam firebrand Geert Wilders and three other Dutch party leaders said Wednesday they have brokered a provisional coalition deal in a move that brings closer a government driven by the hard right in yet another European Union nation. The party leaders said that they will put the text to their party backbenchers...

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Turkey says it backs outgoing Dutch prime minister Rutte’s candidacy for NATO chief

Turkey says it backs outgoing Dutch prime minister Rutte’s candidacy for NATO chief

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has told its NATO allies that Ankara will back the Netherlands’ outgoing Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s candidacy for the military alliance’s secretary general position, a senior Turkish official said Monday. The official said Turkey notified NATO allies’ diplomats in Brussels on Monday. The decision comes three days after Rutte traveled...