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Cyprus to facilitate UNIFILís Dutch forces
2007-01-11 10:37:14

Nicosia, Jan 9 Ė Cyprus has approved an agreement with the Netherlands to provide facilities to Dutch forces and other personnel participating in UNIFIL (United Nations Peace Keaping Force in Lebanon).

An official press release also said that the Cyprus government approved an Agreement between the Republic of Cyprus and the Kingdom of the Netherlands, authorizing the Foreign Minister to table a bill for the ratification of the Agreement before the House of Representatives.

The Netherlands participates in the United Nations Peace Keeping Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) and has asked for the use of airport and other facilities provided by the Republic to countries participating in UNIFIL.

The Agreement regulates the presence and activities of members of the Dutch Armed forces and other personnel within Cyprus, navigation within the islandís territorial waters and the use of its air space and roads by aircrafts and vehicles.

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