UN expected to renew UNFICYP mandate

The United Nations Security Council is expected to adopt a resolution at the end of January extending the mandate of the peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for another six months, until July

US says UNFICYP vital for Cyprus peace

It is vital that the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) is allowed to conduct its mandate on both sides of the Green Line, warned the US State Department. It said UN

Nicosia slams UNFICYP for failing mandate

Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides has strongly protested to the head of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), Colin Stewart, for what Nicosia perceives as mission derailment. In a Friday statement, the

Turkish Cypriot leadership wants UNFICYP out

The Turkish Cypriot leadership is playing hardball with the United Nations peacekeeping force in Cyprus (UNFICYP), which demands they either recognise the breakaway state or leave the north. In an interview with

Cyprus welcomes UNFICYP renewal

Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulides is satisfied with the UN Security Council resolution approving the six-month renewal of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) mandate but said the barbed wire remains. He

Austria remembers Cyprus napalm victims

Austria and Cyprus paid homage to the UN peacekeepers who died in 1974, honoured the thousands of ‘blue berets’ that served during the past six decades and reiterated their resolve to cooperate


UNFICYP mandate for another six months

The Security Council of the United Nations has renewed the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) mandate for six months, until July 31, 2022. It adopted the resolution unanimously on Thursday during

New Unficyp chief arrives in Cyprus

Colin Stewart, the new Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General (SRSG) and head of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (Unficyp), arrived on the island on Monday, replacing Elizabeth Spehar. As