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Security Council renews UN mission in Cyprus

Jul 31, 2014    

United Nations, July 31 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) Wednesday renewed a UN mission in Cyprus for another six months to continue assisting the parties in the country to bring the division of the island to a comprehensive and durable settlement.In a unanimously adopted resolution, the 15-member Security Council expressed "its full support for UNFICYP (the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus) and decided "to extend its mandate for a further period ending 31 January 2015", Xinhua reported.Acknowledging the progress made so far in the full-fledged negotiations betwe...

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