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Our View: Making a choice between East and West was 60 years overdue

Cyprus’ decision to increase cooperation with the United States, particularly in countering money laundering and sanctions violations, marks a historic shift from its Sovietaligned past to a Western orientation. This move, highlighted by a memorandum of understanding with the FBI, signifies Cyprus’ commitment to transparency, adherence to Western values, and a new chapter in its global geopolitical stance.