[size=36]Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry: We seek to announce soon the number of remains discovered in Iraq[/size]
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait, seeking to announce soon the number of remains recently discovered in southern Iraq, and conforming to the usual procedures in the examination and investigation of this matter.
"The Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry is responsible for the National Committee for the Affairs of Prisoners of War and Missing Persons," said Kuwaiti Deputy Foreign Minister for International Organizations Affairs. "The ministry follows up on the mechanisms used to uncover the fate of the remains recently discovered in southern Iraq."
The Tripartite Committee for the Resolution of the Kuwaiti Prisoners of the International Red Cross case announced yesterday the discovery of human remains in Muthanna, the southern province of Samawah, believed to belong to Kuwaiti civilians and prisoners of war.
According to the committee, these remains were fully recovered and deposited with the Department of Forensic Medicine in Baghdad to extract the DNA map for subsequent matching with the DNA of the families of the missing persons in that period. The analysis of the forensic evidence reveals the approximate number of extracted cows.