Organization for Safety and Cooperation in Europe
Cyprus, being a member of the United Nations since the 20th of September 1960, firmly believes in the United
Nations and its Charter, and the importance of implementing UN resolutions.
The United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) was created with the consent of the Government of the
Republic of Cyprus since the 27th of March 1964. The creation of the Force was done by a mandate of the United
Nations Security Council in its resolution adopted on 4 March 1964 [186, (1964)], following the outbreak of
inter-community conflicts on the island and the threat of immediate intervention by Turkey.