Cyprus exercises and parades cancelled

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  1. have I missed something in the News recently? anyone know what this is about?

    Minister for Europe, Caroline Flint, comments on the cancellation of military exercises in Cyprus

    Caroline Flint MP, Minister for Europe, today said:

    "I applaud the decision of the two leaders in Cyprus to cancel the military exercises and parades that were due to take place later this month, and in November. This is a very positive development which shows what can be achieved through trust and co-operation. I encourage the leaders to continue to conduct negotiations in the same constructive manner."

    Press Office, Downing Street (West), London SW1A 2AL
  2. Well, from Wiki:

  3. I recall being with the UN at Nicosia and each year having to contend with the childish behaviour and tit for tat exercises/show of force between the Greek Cypriots and TRNC. Good to see they might be growing up at last...... but I suspect it will not last!