United Nations Security Council Resolution 193

United Nations Security Council Resolution 193 was adopted on August 9, 1964. After a serious deterioration of the situation in Cyprus, the Council reaffirmed an appeal to Turkey, to cease bombarding the island, and to Cyprus, ordering all her armed forces to cease firing. The Council called upon all to co-operate fully with the Commander of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus and to refrain from any action that might exacerbate or broaden the hostilities.

UN Security Council
Resolution 193
DateAugust 9 1964
Meeting no.1143
CodeS/5868 (Document)
SubjectThe Cyprus Question
Voting summary
  • 9 voted for
  • None voted against
  • 2 abstained
Security Council composition
Permanent members
Non-permanent members

Resolution 193 was adopted nine votes to none, with two abstentions from Czechoslovakia and the Soviet Union.

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