By Cyrpus Mail

UK Minister of State for Europe David Lidington yesterday declined to either confirm or deny reports in the British press that 14 undersea cables which pass through Cyprus were being tapped by GCHQ intelligence.

The Telegraph reported that the cables, which stretch to Middle East, North Africa and Europe, were being tapped, allowing the agency to access “tens of millions of emails, telephone calls, instant messages and other web-based traffic”.

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