Recent exercise with Israel beneficial for National Guard, says Defence Ministry

The recent military exercise conducted between Cyprus and Israel was particularly beneficial for the National Guard, the Ministry of Defence said in a written statement, adding that this kind of exercises upgrade the operational capabilities of the army. According to the statement, the exercise has proven the high level of professional training and operational readiness of the National Guard.

The exercise was conducted within the framework of the annual military cooperation programme between Cyprus and Israel, within the Nicosia FIR and in the territory of the Republic of Cyprus. It involved infantry and air force personnel. This has been the largest exercise ever undertaken in Cyprus.

Source: Cyprus News Agency