A milestone for the enhanced cooperation between Cyprus and the USA in the field of Defense, characterizes the Ministry of Defense of Cyprus the visit of YPAM Charalambos Petridis to the USA.
Mr. Petridis is leaving for the United States tomorrow, Sunday, for the first visit of the Minister of Defense of the Republic of Cyprus for bilateral consultations at the American Pentagon.
During his visit to the United States, Mr. Petridis will meet with high-ranking officials at the Pentagon, the State Department, the National Security Council, representatives of the Greek Diaspora, and will participate in meetings with think tanks.
According to the Cypriot Ministry of Defense, during his visit, the Minister of Defense will meet with the US Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks, with whom he will discuss issues of bilateral defense and military cooperation, as well as international and regional issues. Furthermore, Mr. Petridis will be a speaker at the “New York Mediterranean Summit” organized by the Economist.
The visit of the Minister of Defense confirms the excellent and constantly developing relations between the two countries in matters of defense and security.