United Nations Security Council Resolution 244
|UN Security Council
Location of Cyprus within Europe
|Date||December 22 1967|
|Subject||Question concerning the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus|
|15 voted for
None voted against
|Security Council composition|
United Nations Security Council Resolution 244, adopted unanimously on December 22, 1967, after reaffirming previous resolutions on the topic the Council extended the stationing in Cyprus of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus for an additional 3 months, now ending on March 26, 1968. The Council also called upon the parties directly concerned to continue to act with the utmost restraint and to co-operate fully with the peacekeeping force.
This is the first of the resolutions regarding the stationing of the force since 1965 which did not express the hope that it would be removed at the end of the extended stationing.
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