By Steve Dellar   |  02-26-2018   News
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Social media users in The Netherlands were quick to point out that Turkish President Erdogan was partly to blame himself for allowing a German painter to portray him with a “banana in his ass” (see our earlier coverage) given that he himself launched a ‘Banana Republic’ comment back in 2017 when there was another row with a western European nation during which Mr Erdogan counted on his Turkish diaspora to ‘settle matters on his behalf‘.

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Back then, Mr Erdogan was quite upset that one of his ministers was not allowed to speak on his government’s behalf in the Netherlands to get them to vote in a Turkish referendum (The Netherlands, just like Germany, has a large Turkish immigrant population) so he could get more powers in Turkey.

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After the Dutch Prime Minister had refused entry to Mr Erdogan’s minister there were widespread protests in the cities of Rotterdam and Amsterdam by the Turkish diaspora.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The famous &quot;Banana&quot; of Thomas Baumgärtel is changing places time to time. Its recent place is <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/terrorist?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#terrorist</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/erdogan?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#erdogan</a>&#39;s ass <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ThomasBaumg%C3%A4rtel?src=hash&amp;ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#ThomasBaumgärtel</a> decries positions with his famous 🍌 <a href="https://t.co/V0218ePEIg">pic.twitter.com/V0218ePEIg</a></p>&mdash; Qendil Rojhelat (@KurdistanQendil) <a href="https://twitter.com/KurdistanQendil/status/967830074706808832?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">February 25, 2018</a></blockquote>

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Mr Erdogan, and with him the whole Turkish government, was furious and said that the Netherlands was nothing short of a ‘Banana Republic’.

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Blaming all Western European countries of colluding against him, Mr Erdogan stated: “Has Europe said anything? No. Why? Because they don’t bite each other. The Netherlands are acting like a banana republic.”

And so one year later Mr Erdogan gets upset because someone paints him with a banana in his ass. We wonder why?

Source:

https://www.sbs.com.au/news/erdogan-says-netherlands-acting-like-a-banana-republic

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Anonymous No. 19428 1519662711

This just keeps getting better…

Anonymous No. 19441 1519685426

Constantinople Reconquista when?!?!

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