Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç Soyer hosted Michael Christos Diamessis, Ambassador of Greece to Ankara, who made a farewell visit due to the end of his term of office. President Soyer said that they will start work again for the Thessaloniki - Izmir sea voyage project, which was postponed due to the pandemic.
Mayor of Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Tunç Soyerhosted the Greek Ambassador to Ankara, Michael Christos Diamessis, and the Izmir Consul General, Despoina Balkiza, at their offices. Ambassador Diamessis, during his farewell visit due to the end of his term of office, the President Tunç SoyerWhile thanking to . We have a common history, good and bad memories. Now we will only continue with good memories.” Minister Tunç Soyer “This is exactly why we need to improve our relations. The future is ours. We will move forward with solidarity,” he said.
Expressing that he will come back to İzmir when he retires, Diamessis talked about the importance of developing the relations between İzmir and Thessaloniki. President Soyer said, “We want to start the Thessaloniki-Izmir cruises. This project has been delayed due to the pandemic, but we will start the work again," he said. At the end of the visit, President Soyer presented Ambassador Diamessis with a plaque with an olive branch figure on it.