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President of Religious Affairs Talip Atalay visited the Anthropology Laboratory under the Committee on Missing Persons (CMP) with the Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Church Hrisostomos II, Armenian Archbishop Nareg, Maronite Archbishop Yosif Sueyf and Latin Archbishop Jerzy Kraj, together with the Ambassador of Sweden Klas Gierow.

According to a statement issued by the “United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), the Office of the Religious Track of the Cyprus Peace Process” established under the auspices of the Embassy of Sweden, the delegation who met with members of the Committee on Missing Persons and the scientists gave joint support for the committee’s work.

At the end of the visit, Religious leaders called on all Cypriots to provide information to the Committee on Missing Persons regarding the possible burial places of the missing persons.

Religious leaders will meet with the UN Secretary General’s Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide and the UNSG’s Special Representative Lisa Buttenheim at the Swedish Embassy Residence on 10 February 2016, at 14.30.

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