Turkish troops parade atop armoured vehicles in the northern part of Nicosia, the capital of the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Photo: AFPTurkish troops parade atop armoured vehicles in the northern part of Nicosia, the capital of the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Photo: AFP
Turkish troops parade atop armoured vehicles in the northern part of Nicosia, the capital of the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Photo: AFP

US to lift 33-year-old arms embargo on Cyprus, angering Turkey

  • United States will allow ‘non-lethal’ military goods to be sold to the Republic of Cyprus
  • Comes amid surge in tensions between Turkey and Greece over maritime borders

Topic |   Diplomacy
Turkish troops parade atop armoured vehicles in the northern part of Nicosia, the capital of the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Photo: AFPTurkish troops parade atop armoured vehicles in the northern part of Nicosia, the capital of the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Photo: AFP
Turkish troops parade atop armoured vehicles in the northern part of Nicosia, the capital of the self-proclaimed Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Photo: AFP
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