IZMIR - Chrysaimili Kenevezos the wife of Education Minister Kyriacos Kenevezos has been refused entry to Turkey, despite being in possession of a diplomatic passport.
She had flown to Izmir to take part in a conference on treating children with special needs but after a delay at the airport she was denied entry. Other members of the delegation were allowed in.
The Dutch organisers of the event have protested to Turkish authorities over the incident.
Kenevezos returned to Cyprus via another European country.