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Government expects Americans to confirm exercises deal
2002-10-25 14:35:33

Nicosia, Oct 25 (CNA) - The government said here Friday it is expecting the US to validate the agreement achieved to postpone all military exercises by Greece, Cyprus and Turkey.

Government Spokesman Michalis Papapetrou told CNA that Greek Foreign Minister George Papandreou contacted his Cypriot counterpart, Ioannis Kasoulides, and informed him about the agreement.

''We expect a corroboration of the agreement by the Americans any time now'', the Spokesman told CNA.|

Papandreou announced this evening that all military exercises by Greece, Cyprus and Turkey would be postponed for the time being.

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