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Positive feedback from UN Security Council on Cyprus talks

Positive feedback from UN Security Council on Cyprus talks

The resolution on the renewal of UN Peace Keeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) mandate contains minor changes compared with last June’s resolution, diplomatic sources have todl the Cyprus News Agency, it said on Sunday. The same sources said the Cypriot mission to the UN would exert efforts to improve the paragraphs regarding missing persons, CNA

Women as agents of peace By @eratokm1

Women throughout the centuries have struggled to safeguard their rights and participate in society on an equal footing with men. In ancient Greece, Aristophanes’ Lysistrata persuaded the women of Greece to withhold sexual privileges from their husbands as a means of forcing them to negotiate peace and end the Peloponnesian war; during the French Revolution,

Five permanent members of Security Council informed on the Cyprus issue

  The representatives of the five permanent members of the Security Council were briefed on Wednesday by President Nicos Anastasiades on the latest developments on the Cyprus issue. Participating at a lunch, hosted by the President, were the permanent representatives of Russia, China and France, ambassadors Vitaly Churkin, Liu Jieyi and Francois Delattre, and acting

UN Adviser: Support for Cyprus Reunification ‘Encouraging’

UNITED NATIONS — UN Security Council backing for the reunification of Cyprus is “encouraging,” though no timetable is in the cards, the United Nations Special Adviser on Cyprus said Wednesday. “All (15 Council members) were very encouraging for the work of the two leaders, and recognized the efforts they are making by thinking about the