Turkey released on Monday a report on countering human trafficking.
The report on fight against human trafficking in 2007 was made public in a meeting held at the Foreign Ministry building in the Turkish capital of Ankara.
Turkish government is implementing a project to counter human trafficking and to help victims of human trafficking reach judicial organs. Financed by the European Commission, the project is carried out in close cooperation with the office of the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Turkey.
According to the report, 148 people were victims of human trafficking in Turkey in 2007, including 53 Moldovan and 20 Russian.
In 2008, the number of those who were victims of human trafficking was 75. Mostly they were from Moldova, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.
Turkey released its first report on fighting human trafficking in 2006, and prepared another report in 2007 in order to maintain efforts to counter this crime.
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