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PRESS RELEASE OF THE IRAQ CRISIS DESK, 4 JULY 2014

PRESS RELEASE OF THE IRAQ CRISIS DESK, 4 JULY 2014

Our Press Release made on 2 July 2014 is still valid.

The Turkish truck drivers who had been detained since June 11th, arrived in Turkey safe and sound on 3 July 2014 as a result of the intense efforts of our relevant institutions. Necessary efforts to ensure the return of the staff of the Turkish Consulate in Mosul, safe and sound, to Turkey 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 and in spite of the extraordinary circumstances ongoing in Iraq.

We are continuing to conduct humanitarian aid activities for Turkmens and other Iraqi brothers who are affected by the conflicts. The Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Agency sent kitchen sets, blankets and food packages to Zaho on July 2nd to be conveyed to the displaced people in Tal Afar. Moreover, the Turkish Red Crescent plans to send a number of beds and food packages to the region today in coordination with the Prime Ministry Disaster and Emergency Management Agency.


PRESS RELEASES OF THE IRAQ CRISIS DESK