PM May meets children of British forces in Cyprus
British Prime Minister Theresa May visited with British troops and their families stationed at the Akrotiri air force base in Cyprus on Friday (December 22).
Days before Christmas, May sat and spoke with the children and their parents at a nursery school on the base. Earlier she gave a speech to the troops.
Britain has About 3,100 military personnel stationed at two compounds in Cyprus.
RAF Akrotiri hosts an Expeditionary Airforce Wing that supports operation SHADER, Britain’s codename for attacks on Islamic State targets in Iraq.
Christmas visits to troops serving overseas are a staple of British prime ministers’ year.