Dutch face Saudi anger over anti-Muslim lawmaker

May 22, 2014 11:35 PM

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- The Netherlands' foreign minister said Wednesday he may fly to Saudi Arabia in a bid to ease anger in Riyadh over anti-Muslim messages spread by firebrand lawmaker Geert Wilders.

Frans Timmermans told reporters at the Dutch parliament he couldn't confirm whether Saudi Arabia would impose sanctions on Dutch companies in punishment for Wilders' actions. He spoke hours after a Saudi news agency reported that Dutch companies would be blocked from gaining future contracts in the ...

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