Turkish main opposition CHP party leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu on Saturday visited the northeastern Greek cities of Xanthi and Komotini, in the Thrace border region.
Kilicdaroglu met with representatives of the local Muslim minority in Xanthi and in the town hall of Iasmos, Rhodopi prefecture, followed afterwards with a visit to the Turkish consulate in Komotini.
He also briefly stopped in the village of Mesti, near the border city of Alexandroupolis, where relatives of a CHP Parliamentary candidate reside. The Turkish politician returned by car to the neighbouring country.
Turkish CHP leader Kilicdaroglu in Thessaloniki
Turkey's main opposition political leader, CHP president Kemal Kilicdaroglu, on Saturday toured the landmark residence in Thessaloniki where Turkish republic founder Kemal Mustafa Ataturk was born.
Kilicdaroglu also visited the adjacent Turkish consulate in Thessaloniki, following his visit to Athens, where he participated in a Socialist International (SI) summit.
The general consul of Turkey in Thessaloniki, Hussein Ozdemir, received Kilicdaroglu.