The Government of Turkey donates $100,000 to CMP

Release Date: Dec 17, 2008


(Nicosia, 17 December 2008) – The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) wishes to express its sincere gratitude to the Government of Turkey for its generous donation of $100,000.

This new donation will enable the CMP to pursue its project on the Exhumation, Identification and Return of Remains of Missing Persons in 2009. 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 that could belong to over 460 individuals have been exhumed and 108 returned to the families concerned.

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