Greece and Cyprus Discuss Arms Sales in EU Framework

Ministers from Greece and  Cyprus discussed possibilities for cooperation in the defence industry within the framework of the EU’s Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO), on Monday.

Cyprus Defence Minister Christoforos Fokaides met in Nicosia with Greek Alternate Defence Minister Dimitris Vitsas , who arrived in Cyprus to attend a ceremony for the handover of remains belonging to Greek nationals who died in August 1964, while on board the patrol boat Phaethon at Tyllirias, when it was bombed by Turkey.

Fokaides said Nicosia aimed to increase defence spending to 2 % of GDP in...


Greece and Cyprus Discuss Arms Sales in EU Framework


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