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Cyprus ready to be hub for Syrian evacuees

Cyprus says it will not be military base for possible Syria strike, but offers humanitarian assistance.

Last Modified: 30 Aug 2013 19:02
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The expectation of a military strike against Syria and the build-up of forces in the eastern Mediterranean are of particular concern in Cyprus.

Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides insists the country will not be a military staging post, but it could be a humanitarian hub for evacuees.

Al Jazeera's Paul Brennan reports from Nicosia.

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