The specialized exercises which are aimed to maintain the security of foreign national have commenced in Cyprus.
The multinational exercises Argonaftis 2016 are organized by the Civil Defense Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, National Guard and other state services. The event is truly international with diplomatic and military personnel from 17 countries participating in the event. 150 foreigners and roughly the same number of Cypriots will be involved in the exercises.
During the event, various scenarios will be practiced such as occurrence of an emergency situation in of the countries, when a security of foreign nationals is threatened, so the they are evacuated to a safe place, in this case- to Cyprus.