Defense Minister to attend aeronautical Exercise in sea region of Crete

Defense Minister Savvas Angelides departs on Tuesday for Crete island, in Greece, to attend the final phase of the Aeronautical Exercise “Medousa- 7 “, together with his Greek and Egyptian counterpart

Angelides was invited to attend the exercise, taking place in the sea area off the Greek island, by the Greek Minister of National Defense Panos Kammenos.

According to an announcement issued today the Ministry of Defense, the Minister will be accompanied by the Chief of the National Guard, the Chief of the Navy Command and the Chief of Staff.

Air and naval forces from Cyprus, Greece and Egypt are participating in the exercise. Cyprus participates in the exercise with the Offshore patrol Vessel “A. IOANNIDIS “, an Underwater Demolition Team and army Officers.

The 4th Intergovernmental Defense Council between Greece and Cyprus will take place following the exercise. Joint actions and issues of common interest will be discussed at the Council by the Defense Minsters of Cyprus and Greece.

Source: Cyprus News Agency