UK to ‘surrender’ Bases to reunified Cyprus

The UK government has reiterated, during a debate at the House of Lords, its offer to “surrender” parts of the land in the British Bases back to a reunified Cyprus, once a comprehensive settlement has been reached.

The initial offer was made over ten years ago and seems to still be on the table.
The Earl of Courtown Lord Stopford, Government representative said: “The Foreign Secretary confirmed to Parliament on June 1 this year that the UK has made this generous offer that as part of a proper comprehensive settlement, we will surrender nearly half of the land mass of the SBA territories.”

Britain, a former colonial power, has retained two military bases in…….

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