Edirne, 27. May 2010 Press release

Opening of Honorary Consulate in Edirne!

Edirne, 27 May 2010 – The new Austrian Honorary Consulate in Edirne began its operation on 20 May. Hüssein Siragezen, a lawyer by profession, was appointed Honorary Consul. Edirne is located in the Turkish-Greek-Bulgarian country triangle, and represents the EU border for Turkey. During the summer, some 12,000 Austrian vehicles cross the border here every day.

Edirne currently houses the eighth Austrian Honorary Consulate in Turkey (further Austrian honorary consulates are planned in Samsun and Gaziantep).

Austrians can contact the consulate in Edirne as follows:

Austrian Honorary Consulate Edirne
Hüseyin Sıragezen
Yetimler Çarşısı No 9 Edirne
Tel    :00 90.284.2122268
Mobil :00 90 542 2341028
Faks  :00 90 284 2251006
hsiragezen(at)hotmail.com