Politicians in Ephesus
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto visited the ancient city of Ephesus on December 19, 2013.
Mr. Nieto is the first Mexican president in office who visited Turkey.
Mr. Nieto signed a Memorandum of Understanding in the field of culture and tourism on December 19, in the ancient city of Ephesus.
U.S. President Bill Clinton visited Ephesus in November 1999 to attend the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) summit and Mr. Clinton visited the ruins of Ephesus and The House of Mary, believed to be the last House of the Virgin Mary. Hillary Clinton and her daughter Chelsea previously visited these sites in March 1996.
Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla visited Ephesus in November 2007.
Austrian President Heinz Fischer visited Ephesus in June 2012, to meet with Turkish President Mr. Gul and, at the same time, to celebrate the 50 year anniversary of the discovery of the so-called terrace houses..