Moscow and Nicosia negotiate at the highest level about the military bases on areas of Cyprus. Airports and seaports of the island can take technique of the Russian Federation in the case, if it will need to carry out humanitarian missions, also in emergency situations.
Between Russia and Cyprus have established a narrow diplomatic relationship - powers discuss the question about the possibility of using marine and aviation hub of the Peninsula military equipment to Russia. Component parts will still be clarified, however its hard intention to provide RF a similar opportunity, the President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades has defined multiple times.
In the case of the implementation of the operations of a humanitarian nature or emergency conditions Russian military planes and ships will be able to use the airports and sea ports, placed on areas of the Republic, stated the President of Cyprus, in an interview with TASS. Previously on similar opportunities politician told a local newspaper.
Official visit Anastasiadis in the Russian Federation is scheduled for February 25. Minister of foreign Affairs of Cyprus Ioannis Kasoulides reports that the visit had been prepared about 10 documents that can be signed in Moscow. These include, for example, must be updated agreement in the field of defence and fresh agreement to offer assistance in the evacuation of people from the Middle East in the case of the origin of the crisis.