Cyprus, Israel in Joint Military Drill on the Mediterranean Island

Israeli and Cypriot army units began joint drills on Sunday, the third time the two armies have drilled together on the Mediterranean island this year.

The drill, which is aimed at maintaining the readiness of the forces for any emergency, will see air and ground forces from both countries take part.

Israel and Cyprus have held several military drills this past year, including in June when over 500 elite Israeli commandos as well as attack helicopters and fighter jets held a three-day-long intensive drill in Cyprus.

In March, Israel participated in a...


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Cyprus, Israel in Joint Military Drill on the Mediterranean Island


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