Cyprus and Jordan Defence Ministries renew cooperation in defence and security

The Defence Ministries of the Republic of Cyprus and the Kingdom of Jordan renewed a programme of bilateral cooperation in the field of defence, expressing their joint political will for further deepening their cooperation in the fields of defence and security.

The signing took place at the premises of the Cyprus Defence Ministry following a meeting between delegations of the two countries.

According an official press release, the meeting reviewed the activities included in the programme for 2019, agreed on the activities for 2020 and signed the programme for bilateral cooperation between the Defence Ministries, which provides for joint exercises with the participation of special forces of the two countries.

“The programme was described by the two sides as a proof of their determination to further deepen and strengthen cooperation in the fields of defence and security, the press release said.

Cypriot special forces participated in the multinational exercise Eager Lion held in Jordan. The exercise comprising special forces from the USA Jordan, Greece and Lebanon, aims at combating terrorism.

Source: Cyprus News Agency