Cyprus donates 135,000 EUR to the CMP

Release Date: 
Sep 13, 2018

PRESS RELEASE

Cyprus donates 135,000 EUR to the CMP

(Nicosia, 13.09.2018) - The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to the Republic of Cyprus for its donation of EUR 135,000 made today. This donation brings the Republic of Cyprus’ financial assistance to the CMP to a total of EUR 2,935,700 since 2005. The Republic of Cyprus is the largest single donor country.

This contribution to the CMP Project on the Exhumation, Identification and Return of Remains of Missing Persons in Cyprus will support the Committee’s goal of identifying and returning as many remains of missing individuals as possible to bring an end to the uncertainty which has affected so many families for so many years.

So far, 890 missing persons from both communities have been identified and returned to their families for dignified burials.

The CMP relies on donor support to alleviate the suffering of the concerned families.

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