Release Date: Jun 10, 2019


Slovak Foreign Minister presents a EUR 10,000 donation to the CMP

Nicosia, 10 June 2019) – The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to the Slovak Republic for its donation of EUR 10,000 made today on the occasion of the visit to the CMP Laboratory of H.E. Mr. Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign & European Affairs. This brings the Slovak financial assistance to the CMP to a total of EUR 20,000 over the past years.

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, 937 missing persons from both communities have been identified and returned to their families for dignified burials. The CMP is working hard to resolve the remaining cases.

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

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