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İzmir Metropolitan City Mayor Tunç Soyer met with Youth LGBTI+ Association

Monday, May 27, 2019

During the visit, İzmir Metropolitan City Mayor Tunç Soyer said: “I will do as much as I can to make LGBTI+s feel comfortable and happy in the city”.

Youth LGBTİ+ Association visited Tunç Soyer who has signed LGBTI+ Friendly Municipality Protocol during his candidacy. Lawyer Deniz Yenikaya, Mahmut Şeren and Barış Azar from the association talked about the joint events and expectations from the municipality.

In the meeting, Tunç Soyer said: “I will do as much as I can to make LGBTI+s feel comfortable and happy in the city”

Mayors signed the LGBTI+ Friendly Municipality Protocol

The Protocol prepared by SPoD and Youth LGBTI+ Association has been signed to 27 mayor candidates from 10 different cities. Elected mayors who have signed the protocol as follows:

  • İzmir Metropolitan Municipality Mayır Tunç Soyer
  • Tunceli Municipality Mayor Fatih Mehmet Maçoğlu
  • İstanbul Şil Municipality Mayır Muammer Keskin
  • Tunceli Malazgirt Akpazar Municipality Mayır Orhan Çelebi

Translation: Damla Umut Uzun

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