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PRESS RELEASE OF THE IRAQ CRISIS DESK, 27 JUNE 2014

PRESS RELEASE OF THE IRAQ CRISIS DESK, 27 JUNE 2014

Our Press Release made on 26 June 2014 (yesterday) is still valid.

The distribution of the food and hygiene materials for 3,000 families provided by the Turkish International Cooperation and Development Agency (TIKA) which arrived in Tilkeyf on June 24 is continuing. On the other hand, the humanitarian aid shipment including 3,000 blankets, 44,800 units of food and 16,128 bottles of 1.5 liters of water intended for the displaced people in the Sinjar region have reached Sinjar on June 26 under the coordination of the Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Agency.

Deputy Minister Ambassador Naci Koru has met with the families of the 31 drivers and the staff of our Consulate General in Mosul which are being kept in Iraq since June 11, yesterday (June 26) and today (June 27) respectively and has provided them with detailed information concerning the work conducted by our authorities to ensure their safe an sound return to Turkey as soon as possible.


PRESS RELEASES OF THE IRAQ CRISIS DESK