US ambassador to The Hague apologizes for making Muslim remarks after denial





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Pete Hoekstra says statements about Muslim migrants in the Netherlands were ‘simply wrong’ after last month telling a TV interviewer they were ‘fake news’
The new US ambassador to The Hague has apologised for saying Muslim migrants had created “no-go zones” and “burned” politicians in the Netherlands.
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Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/12/us-ambassador-to-the-hague-apologizes-for-making-muslim-remarks-after-denial
Author : Jon Henley European affairs correspondent
Publish date : 12 January 2018 | 5:44 pm
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