Cyprus to bolster military strength

Defence Minister Michalis Giorgallas said the government will continue to boost its military strength and deterrent capability as long as Cyprus remains under Turkish occupation. He addressed a swearing-in ceremony of new

Cyprus making military alliances to defend itself

To protect itself from increased Turkish provocations and asymmetric threats, Cyprus has developed defence and security cooperation, including partnerships with the UK and the US military, said Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides. Addressing

National Guard in MEDUSA military exercise

The National Guard is participating for a sixth consecutive year in the multinational military exercise MEDUSA as part of the trilateral defence cooperation between Greece, Cyprus, and Egypt. A statement by Defence


Farming incident with Turkish military

Greek Cypriot farmers have protested a new incident of harassment by Turkish troops in the UN-controlled buffer zone outside Nicosia. The community leader of Denia, in Nicosia district, Christakis Panayiotou, protested a

Cyprus, Greece, US military training exercise

A joint training session on special naval operations took place in September between the Naval Command of the National Guard, the Armed Forces of Greece and the United States. According to the National Guard, the


Cyprus paves way to facilitate US Navy

Cyprus and Washington have completed the Acquisition and Cross Services Agreement (ACSA) that facilitates US military and naval presence in the region by providing effective logistical support. The deal between the Republic

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