Cyprus foreign ministry official says hijacker appears unstable

March 29, 2016 14:32

ATHENS - Tuesday's hijacking of an EgyptAir airliner which was diverted to Cyprus does not appear to be terror-related, a senior official of Cyprus's foreign affairs ministry said.

"What we have clarified ... is that its not about terrorism. It appears to be a person who is unstable, in an unstable psychological state and the issue is being handled accordingly," foreign ministry official Alexandros Zenon told journalists

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