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Press Statement for the 14th 09:00 of September 2022

In the framework of the annual military cooperation program between Cyprus and Israel, Exercise “IASON - 2022” was successfully executed, from the 12th to the 13th of September   The Exercise carried out within the Nicosia FIR with the participation…

Remarks by Minister of Defence Mr. Charalambos Petrides, on the occasion of the signing of GtoG for the acquirement of Military Personal Protective Equipment and Load Carriage System.

The defence cooperation between Cyprus and Israel continues to grow and extend. We are proud that this cooperation is in tandem with our excellent bilateral relations and reflect how neighboring countries should work for promoting peace and stability.…

Remarks by Minister of Defence Mr. Charalambos Petrides on the occasion of the signing of the contract for acquiring new attack Helicopters   

Today is truly an important day both for the Defense of Cyprus and for the development of our defense cooperation with France.   The acquisition of H-145M attack helicopters deepens our defence partnership with France and opens a new chapter in…

Joint Statement of the 5th Trilateral Meeting of the Ministers of Defence Of the Arab Republic of Egypt, the Republic of Cyprus And the Hellenic Republic

1.General. Mohamed Zaki, Commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces, Minister of Defence and Military Production of the Arab Republic Of Egypt. Mr. Charalambos Petrides, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Cyprus. Mr. Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos, Minister…

Address By The Minister Of Defence mr Charalambos Petrides At The Dvday/ Final Phase Of The Multinational Exercise Argonaut

I would like to welcome you today at the Joint Rescue Coordination Centre and Zenon Coordination Center premises for the final phase of our flagship Multinational civ-mil Exercise ARGONAUT. We are gratified that we were able to resume this important Exercise…