Cyprus and UK sign Programme for Bilateral Military Cooperation

A Programme for Bilateral Military Cooperation 2018-2019 was signed on Friday during a meeting in Nicosia between Cyprus’ Minister of Defence Savvas Angelides and British Minister of State for Armed Forces Mark Lancaster.

According to a press release, Angelides and Lancaster discussed issues of bilateral cooperation in the field of security and defence, and the security situation in the broader region of the Middle East.

They furthermore reaffirmed their will to continue and further enhance cooperation in defence matters.

The press release notes that the signing of the Programme for Bilateral Military Cooperation reflects the will of Cyprus and the UK to further upgrade relations in the sector of security and defence.

Source: Cyprus News Agency