Syria Strikes Put Focus on UK’s Cyprus Air Base

The island of Cyprus was further exposed to fallout from the Syria conflict as the U.K. used its large air force base in Akrotiri to launch bombing raids against the Bashar al-Assad regime in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Britain’s Ministry of Defence confirmed four Royal Air Force Tornado warplanes accompanied U.S. and French jets in striking “Syrian installations involved in the regime’s use of chemical weapons against its own people”.

Syria’s government is backed by Russia, and UN General-Secretary Antonio Guterres on Friday...


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Syria Strikes Put Focus on UK’s Cyprus Air Base


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