Regime, Syrian opposition do 3rd prisoner swap: Ankara
ANKARA- Anadolu Agency
“Several persons detained by the opposition groups and the regime were mutually and simultaneously released on April 22, 2019, with the activities of the Working Group on the Release of Detainees/Abductees, Handover of Bodies and Identification of Missing Persons," the ministry said in a statement on April 22.
Nine prisoners were swapped from each side, according to Anadolu Agency reporters on the ground.
The statement stressed that the working group made up of Turkey, Russia, Iran, and the U.N. will continue its activities to recover civilians and prisoners on both sides of the Syrian conflict.