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PRESS RELEASE OF THE IRAQ CRISIS DESK, 18 JULY 2014

PRESS RELEASE OF THE IRAQ CRISIS DESK, 18 JULY 2014

Our Press Release made on 16 July 2014 is still valid.

We are continuing to conduct humanitarian aid activities for our Turkmen brethren and other Iraqi brothers who are affected by the conflicts. Two truckloads of food prepared in coordination with the Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Agency (AFAD) were sent to Duhok, and six truckloads of food prepared by the Turkish Red Crescent were sent to Sinjar on July 16th to be conveyed to the displaced people in Tal Afar. Moreover, various aid materials prepared by Turkish nongovernmental organizations are planned to be sent to the region today (18 July), in coordination with the Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Agency.

Necessary efforts to ensure the safe and sound repatriation of the staff of the Turkish Consulate General in Mosul are being conducted in a sensitive manner.

Our relevant units have been rapidly answering the demands of information and support submitted to the Crisis Center based on the currently available information.

PRESS RELEASES OF THE IRAQ CRISIS DESK