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The Netherlands donates €122,000 to CMP

The CMP lab in Nicosia

The Netherlands has donated €122,000 to the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP), it was announced on Friday.

According to a news release, the committee expressed its sincere thanks to the Netherlands for its donation, which brings the Dutch financial assistance to the CMP to a total of €622,000 over the past eleven 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.”

According to the Committee, so far, the remains of 792 missing persons from both communities have been identified and returned to the families for a dignified burial. “The CMP relies on donor support to alleviate the suffering of the concerned families,” it said.

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