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Turkish President and Leader of the Justice and Development (AK) Party, Recep Tayyip Erdogan greets the crowd during an election rally
Image: Turkish Presidency/Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Handout/AA/picture alliance

Justice and Development Party (AKP)

The Justice and Development Party is Turkey's largest political party. It was forged in 2001 by the merger of several conservative, Islamist and nationalist parties.The party is led by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

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