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Turkey and north carry out military exercise

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The militaries of the north and Turkey are carrying out joint exercises this week.

The exercises, which have been given the official name “Martyr Captain Cengiz Topel Mediterranean storm exercise-23”, are involving land, sea, and air forces from both militaries.

According to the Turkish defence ministry, the exercises aim “to improve training, cooperation, and interoperability” between the Turkish forces in Cyprus and Turkish Cypriot forces.

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