We will not cut ties with Russia, says Cyprus’ Minister of Defence

Participating in a US military training program does not mean cutting ties with Russia, said Minister of Defence Charalambos Petridis after the end of a meeting with the Secretary General of opposition party AKEL.

Petridis said that the permanent goal of its Ministry was to cooperate with all friendly countries, without exception, adding that Cyprus` participation in international programs contributes to the development of bilateral relations. He added that US military training programs do not in any way involve cutting ties with other countries.


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