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1. Island remembers camps for Holocaust survivors

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Cyprus and Israel commemorated on Thursday the 74th anniversary of the closure of the concentration camps for Jewish refugees and Holocaust survivors, who fled Europe after World War II for Israel...

2. Nicosia on weapon-buying spree before runoff election

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-on-weapon-buying-spree-days-before-runoff-election

The outgoing President’s Cabinet in the Republic of Cyprus has approved the purchase of lethal weaponry from the United States just days before a highly contested runoff election on the island, which is also expected to receive attack helicopters this year after a controversial decision in Berlin...

3. Nicosia downplays Leopard rumors as plot thickens

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Cypriot Defense Minister Charalambos Petrides says weapons deals were being kept on the down low in response to rumors that Nicosia was seeking German Leopards in exchange for Russian tanks to Kiev, while clarifying his country won’t be stuck with military equipment of the past...

4. Rafales swing by Cyprus after testing NATO integration

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French fighter jets pierced Cypriot skies over Paphos on Sunday morning, following multicarrier interoperability operations between NATO navies in the Mediterranean...

5. Cypriot defense minister visits Serbia

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Cyprus’ Defence Minister, Charalambos Petrides was on an official visit to Serbia on Tuesday during which he discussed with his Serbian counterpart, Milos Vucevic, the relations of the two countries in the field of defence and security, as well as current developments ...

6. US-Cyprus army cooperation bill heads to the House

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-cyprus-army-cooperation-bill-heads-to-the-house

A bill that paves the way for further military cooperation between Cyprus and the Unites States reached the House this week, following months of media hype about the island’s intent to help Ukraine with Russian-made missiles, but the specific agreement explicitly excludes weapons systems...

7. Cyprus seen as ‘special window’ to arming Ukraine

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Rumors continue to grow regarding Cyprus potentially supplying Russian-made weapons to Ukraine, with The New York Times this week suggesting Nicosia has been actively discussing better replacements from Washington in recent meetings where Kiev also came up as a topic of discussion...

8. Building defense, innovation and a better future for our children

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Candidates for the presidential elections that will take place in February 2023 continue their pre-election campaign with meetings, events and announcements on various issues....

9. Cyprus to provide logistical support and services to US naval vessels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-to-provide-logistical-support-and-services-to-us-naval-vessels-video

The US and Cyprus commemorated on Monday the completion of the Acquisition and Cross Services Agreement (ACSA) between the Republic of Cyprus and the United States of America the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Cyprus Charalambos Petrides and US Ambassador Judith Garber....

10. Cyprus goes light on Israel's Iron Dome

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Foreign media are tracking a story on the Cypriot government’s aspirations to obtain Iron Dome, Israel’s field-tested defense system, but news and sources piling up over the weekend suggest the island’s neighbor warming up to Turkey and the war in Ukraine could tell a more complicated story...

11. Paphos police confirm CID probe in commando death

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Investigators from Paphos’ Criminal Investigation Department are probing the death of a commando who jumped in the water from a helicopter during the shooting of a promo video, with reports saying they are focusing on footage to ascertain the aircraft’s maneuvers but also asking the army for audio recordings during the fatal mission...

12. In a first, Cypriot Defence Minister to pay official visit to US

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Minister of Defence Charalambos Petrides will depart on Sunday to the US for a working visit. According to the Ministry of Defence, this is the first visit of a Cypriot Defence Minister for bilateral consultations at the US Pentagon....

13. Zelensky to address Cypriot parliament

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will address the Cypriot parliament on Thursday, during a busy week on the island with US diplomat visits and after local media suggested Nicosia was grappling with a difficult dilemma...

14. Cabinet expected to approve implementation of 'test to stay' protocol for National Guard

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-expected-to-approve-implementation-of-test-to-stay-protocol-for-national-guard

The protocol for the introduction of the `test to stay` measure in the National Guard is expected to be submitted to the Council of Ministers today for approval....

15. Yiolitis walks away with ‘clear conscience’

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Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades had no further comment but to thank outgoing Justice Minister Emily Yiolitis, who resigned Thursday following a barrage of bad publicity implicating her as the 'weakest link' in the administration ahead of an upcoming Cabinet reshuffle...

16. Cyprus' new armoured vehicle in action

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The first shots of the second squadron armoured vehicles dubbed Nora Alexander TGS were fired on Thursday at the Kiti shooting range in the presence of Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides, the Commander of the National Guard Lieutenant General Demokritos Zervakis and the Ambassador of Serbia to Cyprus Marko Blagojevic....

17. Cyprus, Greece, USA, conduct maritime special ops exercise

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Naval special operations forces from the Cypriot Underwater Demolition Team, the Greek Underwater Demolition Team and U.S. Navy Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewmen, joined forces to conduct a maritime exercise in Souda Bay, in the Greek island of Crete, between January 11-29. ...

18. Defence Minister, Egyptian Ambassador discuss defense cooperation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/defence-minister-egyptian-ambassador-discuss-defense-cooperation

Bilateral cooperation in the fields of defence and security and the implementation of the Bilateral Defence Cooperation Program for 2021 was on the agenda of a meeting between Cyprus' Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides with the new Ambassador of Egypt Amr Mohsen Hamza on Thursday....

19. Cyprus looking to boost ties with militarily-developed Gulf states

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-looking-to-boost-relations-with-militarily-developed-gulf-states

The enhancement of Cyprus’ relations with militarily-developed Gulf states constitutes a priority, Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides said Wednesday, against the backdrop of diplomatic developments with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Saudi Arabia....

20. Cyprus, UAE sign first military cooperation agreement

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Cyprus and the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday signed their first military cooperation agreement as the eastern Mediterranean island nation seeks to bolster relations with nearby countries in the Middle East....

21. Cyprus calls on Turkey to engage in maritime zone delimitation talks

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In an interview with the UAE television channel Alarabiya, defence minister Charalambos Petrides called on Turkey to accept the Republic of Cyprus’ invitation to engage in talks in view of reaching an agreement over the delimitation of the contested maritime zones between the two countries, or alternatively refer the issue to the International Court of Justice....

22. Cyprus rationalizes sanctions against Turkey

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Cypriot Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides has reiterated his country’s position in seeking a settlement of the Cyprus problem, adding that economic sanctions against Ankara remain on the table 'as long as Turkey continues to maintain tensions'...

23. Holiday period restrictions to be announced Friday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/holiday-period-restrictions-to-be-announced-friday

The Cyprus cabinet will be deciding on Wednesday on the restrictions that are to apply for December and the Christmas holidays, with the new measures to be announced to the public by the health minister on Friday....

24. Cyprus, Israel, Greece agree to boost defense cooperation

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The defense ministers of Greece, Israel and Cyprus agreed Thursday to step up military cooperation which they said will keep their armed forces better prepared, help create more jobs and bolster security in a fraught region. ...

25. Cyprus 2021 defence budget up by €70 million

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-2021-defence-budget-up-by-€70-million

The six pillars of the defence ministry’s strategic aims in defence and security matters were presented before the parliamentary finance committee by defence minister Charalambos Petrides on Monday, in the context of his ministry’s budget for 2021....

26. Two ministers and deputy shipping minister in isolation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/two-ministers-and-deputy-shipping-minister-in-isolation

Transport minster Yiannis Karousos, defence minister Charalambos Petrides and the deputy shipping minister Vasilis Demetriades all went into isolation on Tuesday after a close associate of the transport minister tested positive for the virus....

27. Upgrading Cyprus' defence urgent, Defence Minister says

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Minister of Defence Charalambos Petrides said Thursday that the strengthening and upgrading the Republic of Cyprus’ defence constitutes an urgent need, given the fact that the Cyprus problem remains unresolved, and Turkey’s aggressive behaviour in Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone is ongoing....

28. Ankara accuses Athens of beating the war drum

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ankara-accuses-athens-of-beating-the-war-drum

Turkey says the European Union is not sincere in its efforts to weigh in on the maritime disputes in the eastern Mediterranean, while accusing Athens of beating the war drum by intending to expand Greek territorial waters...

29. Joint drill makes waves around Cyprus

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Turkey issued a new navigational telex on Thursday for gunnery exercises next week in the eastern Mediterranean, following an ongoing joint military drill between Cyprus, Greece, France and Italy...

30. New Defence Minister holds first call with Greek counterpart

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-defence-minister-holds-first-call-with-greek-counterpart

Cyprus’ new Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides shared his first official telephone conversation with his Greek counterpart Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos on Wednesday....

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