Armenia signs military deal with Greek Cyprus

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Armenia and Greek Cyprus have signed a new military pact in Yerevan, which paves way for the two countries to perform joint military exercises.

Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan and Greek Cypriot Defense Minister Christoforos Fokaides signed the agreement in Yerevan on May 27.

Ohanyan told reporters that the project was for military cooperation in 2015 based on "friendship and mutual support in the field of defense."

The Armenian minister said that he had accepted Fokaides' proposal to organize joint military exercises.
Armenia and Greek Cyprus have now signed more than 20 agreements in the fields of health, the economy, education, industry and the military.

The two countries signed a military technical cooperation plan in 2012.

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