Turkey: Former minister forms party to challenge Erdogan

FILE-In this Tuesday, May 6, 2014 file photo, the then Deputy Parliament Speaker Meral Aksener, chairs a debate at the parliament on corruption charges against four former cabinet ministers of the then Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in Ankara, Turkey. Aksener, 61, a former Turkish interior minister and deputy parliament speaker, has formed a new party on Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2017, hoping to challenge President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in elections set for 2019. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici, File)


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