Resolution 534 (1983) of 15 June 1983

The Security Council,

Noting the report by the Secretary-General on the United Nations operation in Cyprus of 1 June 1983 (S/15812 and Add.1),

Noting also the concurrence of the parties concerned in the recommendation by the Secretary-General that the Security Council extend the stationing of the United Nations Peace-keeping Force in Cyprus for a further period of six months,

Noting further that the Government of Cyprus has agreed that in view of the prevailing conditions in the island it is necessary to keep the Force in Cyprus beyond 15 June 1983,

Reaffirming the provisions of resolution 186 (1964) of 4 March 1964 and other relevant resolutions,

Reiterating its support of the ten-point agreement for the resumption of the intercommunal talks (S/13369) which was worked out at the high-level meeting, on 18 and 19 May 1979 in Nicosia under the auspices of the Secretary-General,

1. Extends once more the stationing in Cyprus of the United Nations Peace-keeping Force established under resolution 186 (1964) for a further period ending 15 December 1983;

2. Notes with satisfaction that the parties have resumed the intercommunal talks within the framework of the ten-point agreement and urges them to pursue these talks in a continuing, sustained and result-oriented manner, avoiding any delay;

3. Requests the Secretary-General to continue his mission of good offices, to keep the Security Council informed of the progress made and to submit a report on the implementation of the present resolution by 30 November 1983.

Adopted unanimously at the 2453rd meeting.


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