No: 228, 31 July 2019, Press Release Regarding The Mutual Release Of Detainees In Syria As Part Of The Astana Process

Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Foreign Affairs 31.07.2019

As the fourth project of the Working Group on the Release of Detainees/Abductees, Handover of Bodies and Identification of Missing Persons which was established within the framework of the Astana process with the participation of Turkey, the Russian Federation and Iran as well as the United Nations, several persons detained by the opposition groups and the regime were mutually and simultaneously released on 31 July 2019 in the Abu al Zindeen district in the south of al-Bab, controlled by the opposition.

The Working Group will continue its activities in the coming period.

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