Sep 13, 2020
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The entry of Russian warships into the ports of Cyprus has caused concern in the United States

Mike Pompeo
Mike Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, at a meeting in Nicosia with President of Cyprus Nikos Anastasiades, expressed concern about the entry of Russian warships, heading to Syria, at the ports of the island. According to him, the ships do not participate in humanitarian missions in this Middle Eastern republic.

I expressed concern about Russia's money laundering activity and the regular calls of Russian warships into ports., - quotes Pompeo TASS.

The diplomat added that he asked Anastasiadis to take into account Washington's concerns.

Earlier reported that the head of the US State Department, Mike Pompeo, during his visit to Cyprus, will confirm the White House's support for a settlement aimed at reuniting the island as a bicommunal federation. The ongoing tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean and the deepening of bilateral relations will also be discussed.

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