Turkey donates USD $50,000 to CMP

Release Date: Dec 20, 2010


(Nicosia, 20 December 20910) – The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) wishes to express its sincere gratitude to the Government of Turkey for its new generous donation of USD 50,000.

This donation is a part of the ongoing international support that enables the CMP to continue its project on the Exhumation, Identification and Return of Remains of Missing Persons in 2010-2011. Thanks to this support, the CMP is being able to move along in its efforts to locate as many remains as possible in order to bring a closure to the tragedy that has affected so many families on the island for so many years.

To date, remains of over 750 individuals have been exhumed and over 260 returned to the families concerned.

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