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Police take all necessary measures in relation to potential jihadist activity in Cyprus

The Cyprus Police are monitoring unconfirmed reports in relation to potential criminal activities in Cyprus, linked to Islamic State jihadists.

Police Spokesperson Andreas Angelides, when asked to comment on TV reports in relation to such activities, told CNA that all relevant authorities have been informed.

He added that the Police were taking all necessary security measures in airports and ports, in line with the practice followed in other European countries, since the inception of jihadist activities in the region.

“On October 31st an unconfirmed report has been relayed to police headquarters, which was handled accordingly, while all relevant authorities have been informed and the issue is being monitored ever since” Angelides said.

CNA

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