Turkey's foreign affairs minister Mevlüt Cavusoglu will press ahead with a planned visit to the Netherlands but may wait until after the Dutch election on March 15, Dutch media said on Thursday.

Causoglu, who is campaigning in favour of a referendum giving the president greater powers, has said if he can postpone the visit in consultation with his Dutch counterpart Bert Koenders, he will do, the Telegraaf reported. Otherwise the visit will go ahead on March 11 as planned.

Earlier, the owner of the location where the rally was due to take place pulled out and Rotterdam mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb said that he believes public order could be at risk if the meeting goes ahead elsewhere.

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