Funeral of Greece’s ambassador to Brazil to be held in Thessaloiniki on Sunday

The funeral of Greece’s ambassador to Brazil Kyriakos Amiridis, who was murdered last December while on leave for the Christmas holidays will be held on Sunday in Thessaloniki.

Amiridis’ body was found in a burned-out car abandoned under a bridge in the Nova Iguaçu neighbourhood where the ambassador went missing. Police in Brazil have questioned his wife, a military police officer and his cousin for the crime.

The Greek foreign ministry will be represented by Deputy Foreign Minister Yiannis Amanatidis.