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Senior foreign ministry officials have briefed Dutch embassies around the world to cope with any fall-out from Geert Wilders' planned broadcast of anti-Mohammed cartoons.

The aim is to prevent 'violent protests in Islamic countries which could put Dutch lives at risk or damage Dutch business interests', the Volkskrant reports on Thursday.

A 'cable' with instructions was sent to 140 diplomatic missions earlier this month, sources told the paper.


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