United Nations Security Council Resolution 291

United Nations Security Council Resolution 291, adopted unanimously on December 10, 1970, 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, 1971. 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 291
DateDecember 10 1970
Meeting no.1,564
CodeS/RES/291 (Document)
SubjectThe Cyprus Question
Voting summary
  • 15 voted for
  • None voted against
  • None abstained
ResultAdopted
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