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Authorization of private guards in Cyprus

(B2) The Cypriot Parliament unanimously voted on June 1 for a law allowing the use of weapons on board merchant ships flying its flag to defend against pirate attacks.

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).