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Nicosia calls Russian remarks on US military buildup in Cyprus “unfortunate”, considers the matter closed
CNA - Antonios Gkildakis - CYPRUS/Nicosia 07/12/2018 17:58


 
The government of Cyprus says the comments aired by a Russian official, regarding a US military buildup in Cyprus, were unfortunate and considers the matter is closed.
 
Tass reported on Wednesday that Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told journalists that Moscow will have to take response measures in case of a military buildup by the US in Cyprus.

Asked to comment on the issue, Prodromou said on Friday that there have been some unfortunate remarks, however the Republic of Cyprus as an independent country and an EU member state continues to pursue the orientation of the EU.

(CNA)

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