Turkey: Former minister forms party to challenge Erdogan

FILE-In this Sunday, June 19, 2016 file photo Meral Aksener, then candidate for the leadership of the opposition Nationalist Movement Party, MHP, sits before the opening of the party congress outside 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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