United Nations Security Council Resolution 261

United Nations Security Council Resolution 261, adopted unanimously on December 10, 1968, after reaffirming previous resolutions on the topic, and noting recent encouraging developments, the Council extended the stationing in Cyprus of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus for a further period, now ending on June 15, 1969. 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.

UN Security Council
Resolution 261
DateDecember 10 1968
Meeting no.1459
CodeS/RES/261 (Document)
SubjectThe Cyprus Question
Voting summary
  • 15 voted for
  • None voted against
  • None abstained
Security Council composition
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