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That is a perfectly reasonable part of the post-Brexit program to reconstruct the British Empire circa 1950, of which Cyprus was a part.
by asdf on Wed Jan 23rd, 2019 at 11:28:05 PM EST
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ARTICLE 3, Territorial Scope, ¶ 1, final draft 17 Nov 2018

(e) the overseas countries and territories listed in Annex II to the TFEU having special relations with the United Kingdom1, where the provisions of this Agreement relate to the special arrangements for the association of the overseas countries and territories with the Union.
(d) the Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia in Cyprus, to the extent necessary to ensure the implementation of the arrangements set out in the Protocol on the Sovereign Base Areas of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Cyprus annexed to the Act concerning the conditions of accession of the Czech Republic, the Republic of Estonia, the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Latvia, the Republic of Lithuania, the Republic of Hungary, the Republic of Malta, the Republic of Poland, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic to the European Union;
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1. Anguilla, Bermuda, British Antarctic Territory, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Montserrat, Pitcairn, Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, and Turks and Caicos Islands.

UK Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia in Cyprus
Protocol Relating to the Sovereign Base Areas of the United Kingdom in Cyprus
ARTICLE 2 -- Customs territory of the Union
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  1. All goods intended for use in the Sovereign Base Areas shall enter the island of Cyprus through the civilian airports and seaports of the Republic of Cyprus, and all customs formalities, customs controls and collection of import duties related to them shall be carried out by the authorities of the Republic of Cyprus.

  2. All goods intended for export shall exit the island of Cyprus through the civilian airports and seaports of the Republic of Cyprus and all customs export formalities and customs controls related to them shall be carried out by the authorities of the Republic of Cyprus.

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EC Draft Withdrawal Agreement (pdf) FEB 2018

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by Cat on Thu Jan 24th, 2019 at 03:47:20 AM EST
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