ISLAMABAD:  Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Syed Tariq Fatemi has telephoned Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and expressed solidarity of people and government of Pakistan, with the Turkish Government and democratic institutions. 

The Turkish Foreign Minister thanked the government and the people of Pakistan for showing resolve to stand by democracy in Turkey. He said, this is what we expected from a brotherly county.

He said they are also thankful to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for his message of support for Turkish democracy and the government.

The United States has also welcomed the retaliation by Turkish people against the faction.

Qatar, European Union and United Nations among governments of other countries have expressed solidarity with the democratic government of Turkey led by Erdogan.