French fighter jets fly over Cyprus EEZ

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French fighter jets fly over Cyprus EEZ
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Two Rafale fighter aircraft of the French Air Force flew over Cyprus’ Exclusive Economic Zone on Tuesday in a show of support for Nicosia as tensions rise in the region.

According to CNA sources, their presence over Cyprus falls within the framework of the newly activated defence pact between Nicosia and Paris.

It is also part of what was agreed during the meeting held in Paris last month between Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron.

The two “Rafale” type fighters are accompanied by a military...

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French fighter jets fly over Cyprus EEZ

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