The hashtag “WeLoveErdogan” came in first place of Twitter’s worldwide trend-topic list on Tuesday night, at the beginning of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s five-day visit.
Twitter users who support Erdogan shared their sympathies, thoughts, and wishes in their messages.
We are for solving problems within
the politics, not in the streets, not on
the mountains.. #WeLoveErdogan
— #WeLoveErdoğan (@akdemiramine) March 30, 2016
Deputy PM Yalcin Akdogan, FM Mevlut Cavusoglu, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag, and several governing Justice and Development Party (AK Party) deputies also tweeted the hashtag with photos and videos to show their support for Erdogan.
Over 171,000 tweets were written up until 11 PM local time (2100GMT).
Erdogan began his US visit, in which he intends on carrying out many tasks, on Tuesday in order to participate in the Nuclear Security Summit and hold several meetings with top leaders from the business world.