Calm at Pyla, UNFICYP monitors situation

There was calm in the Pyla buffer zone on Monday, with UNFICYP saying the force is monitoring the situation and will take action to stop any unauthorised resumption of construction. Speaking to

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