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Erdogan rival Aksener announces Turkey's newest party

A nationalist politician who's already attracted plenty of attention as a potential challenger to Turkey's president has officially formed her new Iyi Parti.

A nationalist female politician who is being touted as a potential rival to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has finally launched her party, calling it Iyi Parti, or “Good Party.”

“Turkey is weary, the nation is weary, the state is exhausted,” Meral Aksener said in an address to throngs of supporters in the capital Ankara yesterday, "There is no other way [for Turkey] than a change."

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