UN peacekeeping mission to Cyprus extended

4 February 2019
670 Views

The work of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) has been extended for 6 months, as a result of a Security Council resolution which was unanimously adopted on Wednesday.

The move comes at a time when reunification talks between the two divided halves of the island are at an impasse, following the collapse of talks in July, 2017.

“Resolution 2453” reaffirms the UN’s position on Cyprus, in which the international body urges all sides to renew their commitment to the creation of a federal state. The motion also stresses that the current status quo on the island is unsustainable.

The latest report of the Secretary General on the UN operation in Cyprus notes that the two communities want a peace process that is “more inclusive, transparent and representative of the people.”

You may be interested

PM Mitsotakis cites Greek Constitution to back mandatory vaccinations
GREECE
shares20 views
GREECE
shares20 views

PM Mitsotakis cites Greek Constitution to back mandatory vaccinations

makis - Jul 23, 2021

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis cited the Greek Constitution in response to those opposing mandatory Covid-19 vaccination during his meeting with…

Who Has Spent The Most Time In Space? (infographic)
WORLD
shares31 views
WORLD
shares31 views

Who Has Spent The Most Time In Space? (infographic)

Panos - Jul 22, 2021

As Russia celebrates 60 years since Yuri Gagain became the first person to orbit the Earth, the state of space travel looks…

What Do Americans Think Of Famous Billionaires? (infographic)
FINANCE
shares33 views
FINANCE
shares33 views

What Do Americans Think Of Famous Billionaires? (infographic)

Panos - Jul 22, 2021

Hot on the heels of fellow billionaire Richard Branson, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is set to blast into space. He…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.