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Cyprus: Military Bases

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 6716, tabled on 23 May 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether his Department has undertaken a strategic assessment of the land deal with Cyprus enabling Cypriots to purchase land in the Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia.

Answered on

27 May 2022

Cypriots have always been able to purchase private land in the Sovereign Base Areas pursuant to Sovereign Base Areas legislation. No land deal has been entered into with the Republic of Cyprus that changes that position.