(Nicosia, 03.12.2014) - The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to the Government of Turkey for its donation of USD 100,000 made today. This tenth donation brings the Turkish financial assistance to the CMP to a total of USD 837,000 over the past eight years.
This donation to the CMP Project on the Exhumation, Identification and Return of Remains of Missing Persons in Cyprus will contribute to the Committee’s goal of identifying and returning as many remains of missing individuals as possible in order to bring an end to the uncertainty which has affected so many families for so many years.
This year, the remains of 159 missing persons have been identified and returned to the families for a dignified burial.
The CMP relies on donor support to alleviate the suffering of the concerned families.