Egypt & Cyprus are at the best possible position as regards defence and security levels, Cypriot Defence Minister states

Cooperation between Egypt and Cyprus at a defence and security level is at the best possible position it has ever been, according to remarks made by Cyprus Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides.

Speaking on the sidelines of the first Intergovernmental Meeting Cyprus-Egypt that took place on Saturday in the Egyptian capital, Petrides said that an extensive, annual and completely efficient programme on defence and military cooperation will become the main pillar of implementing the mutual commitment to strengthen bilateral relations.

He added that the armed forces are trained jointly on a systematic basis and the multinational military drill named “Bright Star” is currently taking place in Egypt.

Source: Cyprus News Agency