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Dutch MP refuses to shake hands with Israel's Netanyahu

Israeli leader Netanyahu was reportedly irritated by the incident [Getty]

Date of publication: 7 September, 2016

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A Dutch MP has stirred controversy after refusing to shake hands with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu.
A Dutch MP refused to shake hands with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu who was on a brief visit to the Netherlands.

Tunahan Kuzu of the the newly established multicultural liberal party DENK (THINK) had a flag of Palestine pinned to his chest.

Netanyahu, was reportedly irritated, turned his back to the MPs and continued his round of introductions in the Dutch parliament.

Last year Palestinian-allied activists celebrated in the Netherlands after successfully putting a stop to Amsterdam Mayor Eberhard Van der Laan's plans to twin the city with the Israeli capital Tel Aviv, according to the English-language website Dutch News.

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