Release Date: Mar 23, 2010
(Nicosia, 23 March 2010) – The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) wishes to express its sincere gratitude to the Government of Turkey for its generous donation of USD 50,000.
This new donation will enable the CMP to pursue its project on the Exhumation, Identification and Return of Remains of Missing Persons in 2010. The CMP is striving to locate as many remains as possible in order to bring an end to the uncertainty which has affected so many families for so many years.
To date, remains which could belong to over 630 individuals have been exhumed and 217 returned to the families concerned.