March 12, 2017 / 1:15 PM / 8 months ago

Turkey's Erdogan says Netherlands to pay price for harming relations

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the Netherlands would pay the price for harming relations between the two countries as a row over Ankara’s political campaigning among Turkish immigrants escalated on Sunday.

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a ceremony in Istanbul, Turkey, March 12, 2017. Kayhan Ozer/Presidential Palace/Handout via REUTERS

“They will certainly pay the price, and also learn what diplomacy is. We will teach them international diplomacy,” Erdogan said in a speech at an awards ceremony in Istanbul.

Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Writing by Daren Butler; Editing by Mark Potter

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