A newly formed political party in Belgium has expressed its support for Turkey's counter-terrorism operations against the PKK as well as the fight against the Fetullah Terrorist Organization (FETO), a group behind the 2016 defeated coup in Turkey.

The co-founders of the "Be.One" party, Meryem Kacar and Dyab Abou Jahjah, voiced their support for Ankara in an interview with Anadolu Agency in Brussels on Friday.

Dyab Abou Jahjah, a Lebanese activist and writer, said that instead of developing its relations with Turkey, Europe displayed an opposite stance.

"We, as Belgians, expected our government to openly condemn the July 15 [2016] coup attempt and to support the democratic institutions," he said.

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