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PRESS RELEASE OF THE IRAQ CRISIS DESK, 30 JUNE 2014

PRESS RELEASE OF THE IRAQ CRISIS DESK, 30 JUNE 2014

Our Press Release made on 27 June 2014 is still valid.

We are continuing to conduct humanitarian aid activities for Turkmens and other Iraqi brothers who are affected by the conflicts. A number of kitchen sets, blankets and food packages provided by the Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Agency on 29 June were sent to Tal Afar district in the Province of Mosul to be conveyed to the displaced people in Tal Afar. It is also planned that humanitarian aid (water, food and beds) loaded on three trailer trucks in Gaziantep on 29 June will arrive today (30 June) in the Sinjar district where our brethren found refuge.

Necessary efforts to ensure the return of all of the Turkish citizens kept in Iraq, safe and sound and as soon as possible, are being conducted in a sensitive manner. The Turkish Embassy in Baghdad is continuing to conduct the efforts for ensuring the safe return to Turkey of our citizens in Iraq. In this framework, our relevant units have been rapidly answering the demands of information and support submitted to the Crisis Center based on the currently available information and in spite of the extraordinary circumstances ongoing in Iraq.


PRESS RELEASES OF THE IRAQ CRISIS DESK