Russia warns Cyprus against allowing U.S. military to deploy there
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Wednesday warned authorities in Cyprus not to
allow the U.S. military to deploy on their territory, saying such a move would
draw a Russian reaction and result in “dangerous and destabilising
consequences” for the Mediterranean island.
Maria Zakharova, a spokesman for Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said
Moscow had become aware of what she called “anti-Russian plans” involving
Cyprus and the U.S. military which she said was eying setting up forward
operating bases for its troops there.
“We’re getting information from various sources... [
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