Anastasiades, Kyprianou to meet on Friday to discuss the spy van

Anastasiades, Kyprianou to meet on Friday to discuss the spy van

On Friday, November 22, the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Nicos Anastasiades, will meet with AKEL Secretary General Andro Kyprianou, in the presence of the Minister of Justice and Public Order and the Chief of Police to discuss the issues raised regarding the protection of privacy and personal data, according to a written statement from the Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou.

The statement:

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, with particular sensitivity to the protection of private life and personal data of all citizens, and of course to the protection of the communication of political persons, is closely monitoring the course of investigations regarding public complaints.

In this context, he considered it appropriate to meet with AKEL Secretary General Andros Kyprianou, in the presence of the Minister of Justice and Public Order and the Chief of Police, in order to further discuss public complaints.

The meeting will take place on Friday, November 22, at 8.30 am at the Presidential Palace.

On the occasion, the President of the Republic reiterates his determination and political will to combat any breach of relevant legislation and to protect the privacy and confidentiality of communications.

It all began at dawn last Saturday, when police seized a van, which had surveillance systems, valued at more than EUR 9 million.

The van, according to police records, is owned by Intellexa, with the owner of the company being a former Israeli spy and the equipment according to him was used for weather prediction./ibna