92 women and children who are relatives of ISIS members have been handed over to Uzbekistan, their country of origin after a high-level delegation from Uzbekistan visited the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria.
On April 28, a delegation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Uzbekistan presided by Kuwait Consul General Bahramjan Allaouf visited the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria’s Foreign Relations Department in Qamishlo city.
Following this visit, the Uzbekistani delegation signed an agreement with the Autonomous Administration’s Foreign Relations Department to take 92 women and children who are relatives of ISIS members on Friday, April 30.
Foreign Relations Department Co-Chair Ebdulkerîm Omer said that “We handed over 68 children, 7 of whom were orphans, and 24 women to the delegation.”
Omer remarked that “As per our policy, we hand over children who need treatment to their countries with the consent of their parents.”
“We have made several calls before for ISIS members to be prosecuted in international courts,” he added.
Allaouf said, “We know that we have 180 citizens living in the camp. We will rehabilitate the children. We would like to thank again to the Autonomous Administration that helped us. “