Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has described the Dutch as "Nazi remnants and fascists", as a diplomatic row grows over a cancelled rally, reports the BBC.
The Turkish foreign minister was due to speak in the Dutch city of Rotterdam on Saturday in support of a referendum to give Mr Erdogan greater powers.
But the rally was banned for security reasons, and the minister's plane was then refused permission to land.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said the remark was "way out of line".
"It's a crazy remark, of course," Mr Rutte said.
Turkey has summoned the Dutch charge d'affaires to the foreign ministry in Ankara for an explanation.
In a strange twist, Turkey's family minister will attempt to travel by land to the Dutch city of Rotterdam, Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency said.
Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya is in Germany for separate meetings but plans to head to the Netherlands later, despite having her meetings there cancelled.
DON'T MISS A POST - FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK!
Comments at Speisa are unmoderated. We do believe in free speech, but posts using foul language, as well as abusive, hateful, libelous and genocidal posts, will be deleted if seen. However, if a comment remains on the site, it in no way constitutes an endorsement by Speisa of the sentiments contained therein.comments powered by Disqus
China threatens US with war
China threatens with war if the US do not stay clear of disputed islands in the South China Sea.