Cyprus Life – in pictures vs Fylde Coast Musings

Our new life in Cyprus began in early March 2004. Originally from a small mill town in Heywood, Lancashire (United Kingdom) we moved overseas spending a glorious 12 years in Limassol. Feel free to read my posts and view my many #photosofCyprus. However in 2016 we had to return permanently to UK due to family ill health. We're now living on the Fylde coast where the river Wyre meets the Irish sea in the north west of England. More places for us to discover as this part of the UK is not so familiar to us either.

Leaked memo ‘clears’ President Christofias

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STORING A cargo of confiscated munitions that exploded in July killing 13 men was the responsibility of the army and not the president who had never been informed of any immediate danger, the government said yesterday, as a document referring to the risks was made public two days before Demetris Christofias testifies at a public inquiry into the causes of the blast.

The document, a memo to the president dated September 6, 2010 and penned by the head of Christofias’ diplomatic office Leonidas Pantelides, said army officers “favoured destruction (of the munitions) due to some dangers posed by the high temperatures inside the containers during the summer”.

Read the full article on Cyprus-Mail website.

For more news like this and updates on the Cyprus Explosion which occurred on Monday 11 July 2011, please visit my dedicated blog page.


Author: Fylde Coast Musings aka CyprusPictures

I'm "Shell" or Michele - formerly a UK Expat living in Cyprus since March 2004. Sadly, we had to return to UK in April 2016 due to family illness. We now live "over Wyre" where the "River meets the Sea" at Knott End on Sea, Fylde coast, Lancashire. If you like my photos, you can see more of them on Flickr (Thulborn-Chapman Photography): and don't forget to check me out on Twitter too - you can find me: @CyprusPictures aka Fylde Coast Musings Enjoy!

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