A verbal incident between the Turkish forces of the occupied northern part of Cyprus and the Chief of Staff of the U.N. security corps at the city of Strovilia took place last week. The incident occurred when Colonel Edmund Freely attempted to enter a militarised zone within the Strovilia region.
A potentially serious incident came into public spotlight last week in the Strovilia area of Cyprus. According to local residents’ accounts, barricades were placed into a dirt road near the U.N.-established border.
The US warned on Wednesday that the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus cannot be part of a landscape that lacks a path toward a political solution, as the Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 2453 extending the force’s mandate for…
The UN Security Council on Wednesday unanimously adopted resolution 2053 renewing the mandate of the United Nations peacekeeping force in Cyprus (Unficyp) for another six months.
Discussions for the renewal of the Unficyp mandate have started with the UN Security Council’s five permanent members, Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides said on Saturday.
UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, said on Thursday that the UN peacekeeping mission in Cyprus is the first to have three women in charge of its military, police and civilian staff.
The UN Secretary General’s Special Representative in Cyprus and head of Unficyp Elizabeth Spehar briefed President Nicos Anastasiades on Friday about her forthcoming contacts with senior US and UN officials, including Antonio Guterres…
The UN Secretary-General’s report on the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) is expected to be handed over to the UN Security Council members on Thursday or Friday the latest.
The government expects the UN peace-keeping force in Cyprus (Unficyp) mandate will be renewed later this month by the UN Security Council, Government Spokesman Prodromos Prodromou said on Sunday.
There is no guarantee that Cyprus will be able to retain the UN peacekeeping force for another six months when its mandate expires at the end of January, Greek Cypriot negotiator Andreas Mavroyiannis has said.