UK bows to pressure in wrangle over Unficyp mandate

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Pressure from all other members of the Security Council forced Britain to accept the requested amendments to the draft resolution renewing the Unficyp’s mandate, expected to be put to vote on Thursday.

Early on Wednesday morning, Britain sent an amended draft, which was put to the body’s ‘silent procedure’ until 1 pm (8 pm Cyprus time), before taking its final form and being forwarded for adoption on Thursday.

Cyprus pushed for three changes and succeeded with the support of the other members, mainly the US, China, India and Ireland.

In paragraph three of the preamble of the resolution which...

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UK bows to pressure in wrangle over Unficyp mandate

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