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CMP did not exhume remains at Agios Nikolaos cemetery
CNA - CYPRUS/Nicosia 11/02/2019 16:29

The Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) on Monday clarified that it did not exhume remains at Agios Nikolaos cemetery in Limassol. CMP issued a press release following recent media reports of the finding of remains in the Agios Nikolaos cemetery.

"CMP emphasises that it only engages in bi-communal work involving its teams of Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot scientists. CMP has never been involved in any activities at the Agios Nikolaos cemetery. The exhumations cited in the media occurred solely as a Greek Cypriot unilateral activity", the press release points out.

It is added that during CMP’s bicommunal exhumations of remains of presumed missing persons, CMP applies the following stringent procedures regarding unidentifiable skeletal remains:
•All the skeletal remains exhumed are transferred to the CMP anthropological laboratory and after


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