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Netherlands: The Hague residents have their say as the city gears up for elections02:29

Netherlands: The Hague residents have their say as the city gears up for elections

Netherlands, The Hague
March 14, 2017 at 14:36 GMT -00:00 · Published

Several residents gave their differing opinions on Wednesday's general elections in the Netherlands, in The Hague, on Tuesday.

One inhabitant Ali Viets stated that "some politicians are causing a lot of agitation with their statements. As if we live badly here," but stressed "this is the best organised country of Europe." Another voter Frank added, "I don't trust PVV. He doesn't build bridges. And Mark Rutte is a politician who's building bridges."

On the other hand Sebastiaan Blomsma said that "Muslim people don't accept Holland people and Holland people they don't accept Muslim people." Another voter Dobi Ruggenberg announced that she would vote for right-wing populist political party The Party for Freedom (PVV), because "we now need somebody who can shake up the nation and show what's happening."

Police could be seen guarding streets nearby the Parliament building whilst workers installed fences in front of it.

Netherlands: The Hague residents have their say as the city gears up for elections02:29
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Several residents gave their differing opinions on Wednesday's general elections in the Netherlands, in The Hague, on Tuesday.

One inhabitant Ali Viets stated that "some politicians are causing a lot of agitation with their statements. As if we live badly here," but stressed "this is the best organised country of Europe." Another voter Frank added, "I don't trust PVV. He doesn't build bridges. And Mark Rutte is a politician who's building bridges."

On the other hand Sebastiaan Blomsma said that "Muslim people don't accept Holland people and Holland people they don't accept Muslim people." Another voter Dobi Ruggenberg announced that she would vote for right-wing populist political party The Party for Freedom (PVV), because "we now need somebody who can shake up the nation and show what's happening."

Police could be seen guarding streets nearby the Parliament building whilst workers installed fences in front of it.

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