Independent Turkey Party

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Independent Turkey Party
Bağımsız Türkiye Partisi
Abbreviation BTP
President Haydar Baş
Secretary-General Nuri Kaplan
Slogan İş Aş Haydar Baş
Founded September 25, 2001 (2001-09-25)
Headquarters Çankırı Caddesi 24, Ulus, Ankara
Newspaper Yeni Mesaj
Youth wing BTP Youth
Women's wing BTP Kadın Kolları
Membership  (2014) 5,192[1]
Ideology National Economy Model[2]
Alevi and Shia rights[2]
Political position Centre[3]
Colors      Red
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Metropolitan municipalities:
0 / 30
District municipalities:
0 / 1,351
Provincial councillors:
0 / 1,251
Politics of Turkey
Political parties

The Independent Turkey Party (Turkish: Bağımsız Türkiye Partisi, BTP) is a nationalist and Islamic political party founded on 25 September 2001 by Prof Dr. Haydar Baş. The party flag is red with a white crescent surrounded with a ring of white stars. BTP has a new economic system, the National Economy Model. This system says that money is the counterpart of labor and production. The states should intervene in the market shall. States should use their own independent money. If states want to be giant economy, economy must grow continuously, so that the government should encourage consumers to consumeg. The National Economy Model is the only consumption-centric analysis in the world.

In the 2015 general election, the BTP received 96,465 votes with no parliamentary seats.



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  2. ^ a b "BTP Program (Turkish)". Independent Turkey Party. Retrieved 2 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Nationalist and Kemalist Stronghold BTP(Turkish)". Yeni Mesaj. Retrieved 21 May 2015. 

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