Cyprus not involved in military designs against Syria, government says

Cyprus is not involved in any designs for military strikes against Syria, Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said on Wednesday. He also assured that there are no security risks for Cyprus from such operations.

Speaking to the press at the Presidential Palace, Prodromou said that Nicosia received no requests by other countries to provide facilities for their military operations against the Syrian regime.

It must be clear that Cyprus is outside the area of operations he said. The Republic of Cyprus has no participation in any operations other forces may be planning he added, when asked about the possible use of the British Bases in Cyprus.

Asked if Paris submitted any request for facilities on the island, Prodromou noted Cyprus’ continuous cooperation with France and other EU partners, he reiterated however that any possible military operations in the region do not concern the Republic of Cyprus.

The Government Spokesman was also asked about France’s interest in participating in a quadrilateral cooperation scheme, Cyprus promotes with several regional countries. Prodromou confirmed that various countries expressed such interest and said that the Republic of Cyprus sees the expansion of regional cooperation in a positive light.

Source: Cyprus News Agency

Cyprus not involved in military designs against Syria, government says

Cyprus is not involved in any designs for military strikes against Syria, Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said on Wednesday. He also assured that there are no security risks for Cyprus from such operations.

Speaking to the press at the Presidential Palace, Prodromou said that Nicosia received no requests by other countries to provide facilities for their military operations against the Syrian regime.

It must be clear that Cyprus is outside the area of operations he said. The Republic of Cyprus has no participation in any operations other forces may be planning he added, when asked about the possible use of the British Bases in Cyprus.

Asked if Paris submitted any request for facilities on the island, Prodromou noted Cyprus’ continuous cooperation with France and other EU partners, he reiterated however that any possible military operations in the region do not concern the Republic of Cyprus.

The Government Spokesman was also asked about France’s interest in participating in a quadrilateral cooperation scheme, Cyprus promotes with several regional countries. Prodromou confirmed that various countries expressed such interest and said that the Republic of Cyprus sees the expansion of regional cooperation in a positive light.

Source: Cyprus News Agency