His mother is watching her son’s nomination:
Nationalist politician Meral Akşener emerges as only credible presidential candidate pushing for victory over Erdoğan
Meral Akşener stood near a statue of the Turkish republic’s founder, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, in the Black Sea town of Giresun earlier this year, as she lambasted and mocked the ruling party of president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Republican People’s party and three others team up to take on president’s ruling alliance
Turkey’s main opposition parties are expected to announce a broad electoral alliance before general elections in June, a step that could pose a significant challenge to the dominance of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s ruling party.