Chief Rabbi of Cyprus, Rabbi Arie Zeev Raskin meets the President of Cyprus Dimitris Christofias, 2008. Photo: wiki commons.
Ynet – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Cypriot President Dimitris Christofias signed a search and rescue agreement on Thursday.
According to the agreement, in the event of a disaster Israeli aircraft will be authorized to enter Cyprus’ airspace, and vice versa.
A similar agreement between the Jewish state and Turkey was revoked recently in light of heightened tensions between the countries.
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