Cyprus government criticised after use of RAF base in Syria strikes

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‘Mass anti-war’ protest planned amid fears on island about possible Russian retaliation

The government of Cyprus is facing strong criticism after use of the RAF base on the island in US-led airstrikes against Syria, with people protesting outside the facility on the eve of a “mass anti-war” rally on Monday in Nicosia.

More than 350 people, most members of the Greek Communist party, gathered on Sunday in Akrotiri, in the south-west of Cyprus, to call for the airbase to be closed. Some sprayed “Nato killers go home” in red paint on a wall outside the enclave’s entrance.

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