Russian-Cypriot talks 2015-02-25 17:00:00 Novo-Ogaryovo, Moscow Region Vladimir Putin met with President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades, who is in Russia on an official visit. Following the talks, the two presidents signed the Russia-Cyprus Joint Action Plan for 2015–2017. The two leaders also witnessed the signing of intergovernmental agreements on cooperation to combat drug trafficking and terrorism, and an agreement on defence cooperation. A cooperation programme in science, education and culture for 2015–2018 was signed, as were a memorandum on naval cooperation and memorandums of understanding on economic, science and technology cooperation. Mr Putin and Mr Anastasiades made press statements and answered journalists’ questions.