United Nations Security Council Resolution 244

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UN Security Council
Resolution 244
EU-Cyprus.svg
Location of Cyprus within Europe
Date December 22 1967
Meeting no. 1386
Code S/RES/244 (Document)
Subject Question concerning the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus
Voting summary
15 voted for
None voted against
None abstained
Result Adopted
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

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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