US Calls on Cyprus to Halt Visits of Russian Navy Vessels

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The US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Matthew Palmer called earlier in the week on Cyprus to halt regular navy port calls by Russia.

Palmer was responding to a letter by the president of the American Hellenic Institute (AHI) Nick Larigakis who asked the US administration to remove the arms prohibition on Cyprus.

The U.S. Congress laid out specific criteria that Cyprus needs to fulfill before it is allowed to procure arms from the U.S. if it ever chooses to.

The law requires Cyprus to deny Russian military vessels to its ports despite a 2015 agreement with...


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US Calls on Cyprus to Halt Visits of Russian Navy Vessels


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