Announcement by the Ministry of Justice on int’l Press reports for probe against Paul Manafort for activities in Cyprus

Due to the fact that frequent references have been made recently, both in the local and international Press regarding a case under investigation against the former aide of the US President, Mr Paul Manafort, and his associates for activities relating to Cyprus, the Ministry of Justice and Public Order of the Republic, as the competent authority, clarifies that no request has been submitted by the US authorities or anywhere else for judicial assistance in connection with the case under investigation against Mr Manafort and /or his associates.

In case such a written request is submitted, the Ministry will forward it to the competent authorities in order to respond to the requests placed.

Source: Press and Information Office