Elected govt, people foiled coup in Turkey: Fatemi

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ISLAMABAD, Jul 16 (APP): Special Assistant to the Prime
Minister on Foreign Affairs Syed Tariq Fatemi Saturday said
with the support of its people, a democratically elected
government in Turkey foiled the coup.

Expressing his views in a Tv talkshow hosted by a
private Tv network, Fatemi said Pakistan and Turkey enjoyed deep historic bonds.

To a query, he stressed that Islam firmly believed in
democracy.

The PM’s Special Assistant opined that with certain
challenges, the democratic system always went on
strengthening, with surge in rule of law and concept of
representation.