Friday, December 16, 2005

UN extends Cyprus mission for six months

The U.N. Security Council has extended the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for six more months and expressed regret that progress towards a political solution on the divided island "has been negligible at best."

A resolution adopted unanimously on Wednesday by the 15-nation security council urged Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots "to work towards the resumption of negotiations for a comprehensive settlement."

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