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09-11-2021 14:34

Meeting between the Minister of Defence and the Minister for Defence Procurement of the United Kingdom

The Minister of Defence of the Republic of Cyprus Mr Charalambos Petrides, met today with the Minister for Defence Procurement of the United Kingdom, Mr Jeremy Quin. The meeting took place at the premises of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Cyprus.

Following the signing of the MoU for Defence and Military Cooperation in April 2019, the Republic of Cyprus and the United Kingdom have achieved significant progress in enhancing their bilateral cooperation in the fields of Defence and Security.

During the meeting, the two Ministers had the opportunity to review the latest developments and the progress achieved so far and discuss ways, to further enhance the cooperation of the two countries.

The Ministers also discussed regional issues of mutual interest as well as issues related to emerging challenges that pose threats to international peace and security.

(NG/ECHR)