Families of 3 missing Greek soldiers since the 1974 invasion were notified of discovery of their remains

The families of three Greek soldiers, who went missing during the 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus, have been informed this week that their remains were recently identified and they will be handed over to the next of kin during an official ceremony in Cyprus on May 25. Their remains were found during the period January to May 2015, close to a Hellenic military force (ELDYK) camp in Agios Dometios area, a suburb of the capital Nicosia.Greek Cypriot member of the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) Nestoras Nestoros has told CNA that during the same ceremony the remains of ten more Greek soldiers whose remains were found in Kioneli village and were identified at the end of 2016 will be handed over to their relatives during the same ceremony. Their families were informed accordingly from December 2016 to February 2017.

Source: Cyprus News Agency