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Defence Minister notes EU solidarity with Cyprus on the issue of 3rd party participation in PESCO projects (Correction)
CNA - Thanasis Athanasiou - Belgium/Brussels 12/11/2019 20:34


(Note to Editors: The correction relates to the first paragraph which was replaced )

Defence Minister of Cyprus Savvas Angelides stated that the EU partners expressed solidarity regarding the safeguarding of the national interests of the Republic during the EU debate on the participation of third countries and third entities in PESCO programmes.

In Brussels for the Summit of his peers, the Minister stressed that "Europe`s defence ministers have had the opportunity and are discussing issues related to European programmes through PESCO".

As he said, "the great progress made in programmes that have actually appeared to meet the EU`s global strategy and level of ambition has been jointly noted.

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