National Struggle Party

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National Struggle Party

Milli Mücadele Partisi
LeaderAhmet Kaya
FoundedNovember 25, 2014 (2014-11-25)
IdeologyTurkish nationalism
Political positionRight-wing
Colours     dark red

The National Struggle Party (Turkish: Milli Mücadele Partisi, abbreviated MMP) is a Nationalist political party in Turkey. It was formed by Ahmet Kaya, whose Turkish nationalism has been contrasted with the Kurdish nationalist singer of the same name.[1] The MMP's founders claim that it is neither a rival nor an enemy of any other established party, even though its ideology is close to the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP). The pro-Justice and Development Party (AKP) newspaper Yeni Akit accused the party of being founded by supporters of Fethullah Gülen after failing to gain influence within the MHP.[2] However, the party also advocates Kemalism, which is in contrast with the Islamist political agenda of Gülen.[3] The party currently has no representation in the Grand National Assembly and is yet to contest any elections.