Cyprus, France, Lebanon sign defence pact

Cyprus, France and Lebanon have signed a bilateral cooperation agreement to upgrade their joint military capability in regional defence and security. Programmes for bilateral cooperation on issues of defence and security were

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Charles De Gaulle in Limassol shows French support

France says the presence of its aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle in Limassol symbolises the close relationship between Paris and Cyprus as European Union partners. French aircraft carrier group including Charles de

France backs Cyprus in energy row with Turkey

France supports Cyprus in an escalating dispute with Turkey determined to drill for energy resources in Cypriot waters, said French Defence Minister Florence Parly on Tuesday. Parly met Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades

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French Armed Forces Minister in Cyprus visit

France’s Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly will hold talks on Tuesday morning with Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades, and Defence Minister Savvas Angelides on closer military cooperation. Parly will also visit the French