Security Council renews mandate of peacekeeping mission in Cyprus

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Security Council renews mandate of peacekeeping mission in Cyprus 

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 29 — The UN Security Council on Thursday extended the mandate of the UN Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) for an additional six months until July 31, 2016, while increasing its force levels by 28 troops to 888 to facilitate ongoing confidence-building measures on the island.

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