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Greece and Cyprus Discuss Arms Sales in EU Framework

Ministers from Greece and Cyprus discussed possibilities for cooperation in the defence industry within the framework of the EU’s Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO), on Monday. Cyprus...

Greece, Cyprus, Egypt Agree on Mediterranean Defence Cooperation

Greece, Cyprus and Egypt have agreed to cooperate in the surveillance of the volatile eastern Mediterranean region to prevent arms and people trafficking, and...

Cypriot Army Commander Suspended for Beating Soldier

On Monday, Cyprus Defence Minister Christophoros Fokaides suspended the commander of a Limassol-based unit who is being investigated for allegedly beating a soldier. The 18-year...

Greece, Israel and Cyprus Vow to Boost Defense Cooperation

The defence ministers of Greece, Israel and Cyprus met in Athens on Tuesday to discuss strengthening cooperation to promote security, stability and peace in...

Archives in Greece to Open to Aid Efforts on the Fate of Missing Persons...

After 43 years, archives that were locked away and sealed will be released to contribute in efforts to ascertain the fate of missing persons,...

Cyprus Plays Down Tension With Turkey, Calls for Calmness

The Cypriot government has called for calmness and has played down tensions with Turkey over the drilling for natural gas dispute in the eastern...

Oman Gifts ‘Alasia’ Vessel to Cypriot Navy in Ceremony

The vessel “Alasia” gifted to the Republic of Cyprus by the Sultan of Oman was officially handed over to the Cypriot navy in a...

Cyprus Drastically Reduces Mandatory Army Service to 14 Months

On Thursday the Cyprus parliament went forward in approving a legislation that slashes mandatory military service for male Greek-Cypriot nationals from 24 months to...

Developments in Cyprus and the Refugee Crisis the Focus of Omirou-Mokbel Meeting

President of the Cyprus House of Representatives Yiannakis Omirou and Vice Prime Minister and Defense Minister of Lebanon Samir Mokbel expressed on Tuesday their...

Cyprus to Return Remains of 6 Greek Soldiers from 1974

The remains of six Greek soldiers who fell during the 1974 Turkish invasion in Cyprus and were until recently considered to be missing, will...

Greek Defense Minister Concludes Visit to Cyprus

Greece's Defense Minister Panos Kammenos concluded his two-day visit to Cyprus on Thursday and returned to Athens. Shortly before his departure, Kammenos and his Cypriot...

Defense Minister Underlines Greece’s Support for Cyprus

Greece "is here" for Cyprus, Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos said on Wednesday during joint statements with his Cypriot counterpart Christoforos Fokaides in Nicosia....

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