Mr. Peter Feldmann, Mayor of Frankfurt am Main, Germany paid a condolence visit to Dr. Kadir Topbaş, Mayor of Istanbul.
Mr. Peter Feldmann along with a delegation, paid a visit of condolences to Dr. Kadir Topbaş for the martyrs who lost their lives in front of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) and Istanbul in general during the 15th July coup attempt of Gulenist Terrorist Organization (FETO).
Mrs. Zübeyde Feldmann, Turkish spouse of Peter Feldmann, the Mayor of Frankfurt, and their 7 month old daughter Züleyha were also among the visiting delegation.
Greeting the guests in front of the gates, Mayor Mr. Topbaş cuddled baby Züleyha and then entered the building carrying the baby.
After a 1-hour-meeting with the German delegation, Mayor Mr. Topbaş stated “We have a long-standing history with Germany. As the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, we hold meetings with German municipalities on local level to improve the relations between two countries. Today, we had a fruitful meeting with Peter Feldmann, Mayor of Frankfurt and the member Frankfurt City Council who came along.”
Guest Mayor Mr. Feldmann conveyed his message of condolences and sympathies to Turkish people through Mayor Topbaş.
After the meeting Mayor Topbaş gave German delegation a tour of IMM’s Municipal Assembly. During the Assembly visit, the delegation met Mr. Ahmet Selamet, 1st Deputy Chairman of the Municipal Assembly, and Mr. Selamet gave information on the Assembly’s operations.
Before leaving the Municipality Building, Peter Feldman, Mayor of Frankfurt, signed the Book of Memorial and examined the panel with photographs displaying IMM’s condition after 15th July Coup Attempt.