Netherlands Wilders

UK Paper properly headlines Dutch election results: Wilders vows to WIN next election as he climbs to 2nd……


One of the rare examples of the media actually getting it right.
06.15am GMT update: Geert Wilders is defiant in defeat. The right-wing firebrand has pledged to win the next election.
He tweeted: “We were the 3rd largest party of the Netherlands. Now we are the 2nd largest party. Next time we will be number 1!”

Dutch election results LIVE: Geert Wilders vows to WIN next election as he climbs to 2nd

GEERT Wilders has vowed to win the next Dutch election after losing to the current Prime Minister Mark Rutte who celebrated the defeat of anti-EU populism this time.

By ALICE FOSTER, ALIX CULBERTSON AND CHARLIE BAYLISS

Geert Wilders, from the anti-Islamist Party for Freedom (PVV), admitted defeat to Mr Rutte, from the People’s Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD), last night.

 

Despite losing the Dutch election, the blonde populist remaind defiant and declared: “We were the 3rd largest party of the Netherlands. Now we are the 2nd largest party.

 

“Next time we will be number 1!”

 

The defeat of Mr Wilders comes as blow to anti-EU populists such as Front National leader Marine Le Pen who is running in the French election later this spring.

 

Mr Rutte said: “After Brexit, after the US elections, the [Dutch] people have said no to another country where the domino stone of the wrong side of populism would topple over.”

 

As the world reacts to the defeat of Mr Wilders, here is a look at alll the latest results, updates and breaking news from the Netherlands.

 

More here.

 

 

 

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