Cyprus: We Are Fighting Terrorism

Following the meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs Council, to which the Republic was represented by Justice and Public Order Minister Ionas Nicolaou, Cyprus issued a press release on December 4 that stated Cyprus has taken ample measures in the fight against terrorism.

The press release noted, according to CNA “that Cyprus focused this year on upgrading the controls at the external borders through the necessary infrastructure at its ports and airports, with a view to automatically provide information to European and international databases…Furthermore, it is added, it has taken steps for the direct connection of its law enforcement authorities with Europol`s information systems and has taken measures for the closest cooperation between the Republic’s police and intelligence service, as well as targeted measures for the security of the airports and aircraft.”



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