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Press Release Regarding The Personnel Of Our Consulate General In Mosul , 20.09.2014

No: 301, 20 September 2014

The personnel of our Consulate General in Mosul, who has been held hostage for over three months, is repatriated this morning. We welcome this development and extend our congratulations to our staff, their family members and the entire nation.

We express our gratitude to all the relevant Turkish institutions, first and foremost to the National Intelligence Agency for their contributions for the safe and secure repatriation of our citizens.