Release Date: Jan 30, 2019
Turkish Cypriot Donation of EUR 75,000 to the CMP
(Nicosia, 30 January 2019) – The Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) wishes to express its sincere thanks to H.E. Mr Mustafa Akıncı for his generous donation of EUR 75,000 made on behalf of the Turkish Cypriot community today. This brings the Turkish Cypriot financial assistance to the CMP to a total of EUR 433,000 over the past thirteen 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 uncertainty which has affected so many families for so many years.
So far, 927 missing persons from both communities have been identified and returned to their families for a dignified burial.
The CMP relies on donor support to alleviate the suffering of the concerned families.