Cyprus, Serbia to deepen defence ties

Cyprus and Serbia are ready to deepen their bilateral military cooperation programme after a visit to Belgrade by National Guard chief Lieutenant General Demokritos Zervakis. Zervakis held a two-day official visit to

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Cyprus, Slovakia defence ministers sign accord

Cyprus and Slovakia defence ministers signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish general principles and procedures that promote military cooperation. Cypriot Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides and his Slovak counterpart Jaroslav Nad met

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Britain, Cyprus defence partnership deepens

British High Commissioner, Stephen Lillie, said the UK and Cyprus enjoy a very strong deepening relationship with defence engagement key as the arrival of Royal Navy flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth demonstrates. Lillie,

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Boost to US-Greece defence pact

The US Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved new proposed legislation bolstering the United States’ defence partnership with Greece. Under the US-Greece Defence and Interparliamentary Partnership Act of 2021, the bipartisan legislation

Cyprus wants faster EU crisis response

Cyprus Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides highlighted the need for a faster, more united and effective crisis response during the EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels presided by policy chief Josep Borrell. “Today

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Cyprus air defence tested by Israeli jets

The National Guard’s air defence system’s operational readiness was successfully tested during the military exercise Onisilos-Gideon 2021, an annual defence cooperation programme between Cyprus and Israel. “The annual exercise proves the upgraded

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