Close British military base in Cyprus

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This 2013 video says about itself:

“Warplanes and military transporters” have reportedly been moved to Britain’s Akrotiri airbase in Cyprus in the latest sign of the allied forces’ preparations for a military strike on Syria amid bellicose rhetoric against the Syrian government.

Two commercial pilots who regularly fly from Larnaca, Cyprus, claim to have spotted C-130 transport planes from their own aircraft and small formations of possibly European fighter jets from their radar screens, according to the Guardian.

By John Foster in Britain:

Britains Cypriot base should be shut down

Wednesday 5th November 2014

The east Mediterranean outpost is a colonial hangover being used in Nato’s Middle East wars, says Stavri Kalopsidiotou

Britain’s Akrotiri base on the south coast of Cyprus is currently being used by RAF Tornados for bombing raids against Isis forces in Iraq.

Just over a year ago the base was being readied…

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