Turkey donates 100,000 US dollars to CMP

Release Date: 
Jul 04, 2019

PRESS RELEASE

Turkey donates 100,000 US dollars to CMP

 

(Nicosia, 04.07.2019) - The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to Turkey for its donation of 100,000 US dollars (EUR 88,500). This donation brings the Turkish financial assistance to the CMP to a total of EUR 998,000 over the past twelve 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 suffering which has affected so many families for so many years.

So far, the remains of 939 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.

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