UN Security Council renewed UNFICYP mandate

The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted Tuesday the Resolution 2537 providing for the renewal of UNFICYP mandate in Cyprus for another six months period.

Speaking to the Press after the adoption of the Resolution, the Permanent Representative of the Republic of Cyprus to the United Nations, Ambassador Andreas D. Mavroyiannis, expressed the Government’s satisfaction.

“The Government of the Republic of Cyprus expresses its satisfaction for the renewal of the mandate of the UN peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) in its current strength and configuration,” Mavroyiannis said.

“The situation on the ground, and the ever-increasing challenges, prove that the Force is indispensable. This is why, as a host country, we have given our consent for the renewal of the mandate,” he noted.

Ambassador Mavroyiannis also expresse


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