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Letter dated 18 July 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General (A/67/940-S/2013/435)

United Nations

A/67/940–S/2013/435

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Security Council

Distr.: General

22 July 2013

Original: English

 


General Assembly   Security Council
Sixty-seventh session Sixty-eighth year
Agenda item 43
Question of Cyprus

 

Letter dated 18 July 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General

Upon instructions from my Government, I transmit herewith, in two separate annexes, both the recorded infringements of international air traffic regulations and violations of the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus by Turkey (see annex I) and the illegal use of closed ports by Turkish warships during the month of June 2013 (see annex II). It should also be noted that Turkish commercial aircraft systematically use the illegal airport of Tympou. I have the honour to draw your attention to the systematic abuses by Turkey of the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic of Cyprus by its blatantly violating international law in a way that seriously jeopardizes safety and security in the greater region.

I would be grateful if you would circulate the present letter and its annexes as a document of the General Assembly, under agenda item 43, and of the Security Council.

(Signed) Nicholas Emiliou
Permanent Representative

 

Annex I to the letter dated 18 July 2013 from the Permanent Representative of Cyprus to the United Nations addressed to
the Secretary-General

 

Airborne violations

 

Date

Time

Nature of    violation

1 June 2013

1838-2058

One CN-235 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations by entering the Nicosia   flight information region (FIR) without diplomatic permit or contacting the Nicosia air control   centre (ACC).

3 June 2013

1455-1655

Two Turkish military helicopters infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

4 June 2013

0928-1023

One Turkish military helicopter infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

1025-1140

One Cougar Turkish military helicopter infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

5 June 2013

1144-1203

One B-200 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   without diplomatic permit or contacting Nicosia ACC, landing at the illegal airport of Tympou.

1328-1520

One CN-235 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations by entering the Nicosia FIR without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

1621-1801

One Cougar Turkish military helicopter infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

1745-1801

One B-200 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   without diplomatic permit or contacting the Nicosia ACC, having departed from   the illegal airport    of Tympou.

1837-2215

Two Cougar Turkish military helicopters infringed international   air traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

6 June 2013

1846-2147

Two Cougar Turkish military helicopters infringed international   air traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

9 June 2013

1307-1505

One AB-412 Turkish military helicopter infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or contacting   the Nicosia ACC.

10 June 2013

1013-1036

One CN-235 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   without diplomatic permit or contacting the Nicosia ACC, landing at the   illegal airport    of Tympou.

1028-1135

One Cougar Turkish military helicopter infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

1130-1149

One CN-235 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   without diplomatic permit or contacting the Nicosia ACC, landing at the   illegal airport    of Tympou.

1203-1222

One CN-235 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   without diplomatic permit or contacting the Nicosia ACC, landing at the   illegal airport    of Tympou.

1500-1523

One C-650 Turkish military helicopter infringed international air traffic regulations by entering the Nicosia FIR without diplomatic permit or contacting the Nicosia ACC.

11 June 2013

0954-1015

One CN-235 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   without diplomatic permit or contacting the Nicosia ACC, having departed from   the illegal airport    of Tympou.

1000-1020

One CN-235 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   without diplomatic permit or contacting the Nicosia ACC, having departed from   the illegal airport    of Tympou.

1031-1105

Two F-16 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

1521-1614

Two F-16 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

1642-1800

Two Cougar Turkish military helicopters infringed international   air traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC

1645-1728

One CN-235 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   without diplomatic permit or contacting Nicosia   the ACC, having departed from and again landing at the illegal airport of Tympou.

12 June 2013

1035-1055

One C-650 Turkish military helicopter infringed international air   traffic regulations by entering the Nicosia FIR without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

1439-1527

Two F-16 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

1729-1930

One AB-412 Turkish military helicopter infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

1729-2200

Two Turkish military helicopters infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

1730-1840

One CN-235 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   without diplomatic permit or contacting the Nicosia ACC, having departed from   and again landing at the illegal airport    of Tympou.

1742-1956

One Cougar Turkish military helicopter infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

13 June 2013

0844-0907

One CN-235 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   without diplomatic permit or contacting the Nicosia ACC, landing at the   illegal airport    of Tympou.

0937-0958

One CN-235 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   without diplomatic permit or contacting the Nicosia ACC, landing at the illegal   airport of Tympou.

1116-1134

One CN-235 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   without diplomatic permit or contacting the Nicosia ACC, having departed from   the illegal airport    of Tympou.

1200-1320

One Cougar Turkish military helicopter infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

1448-1643

One AB-412 Turkish military helicopter infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

1518-1535

One CN-235 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   without diplomatic permit or contacting the Nicosia ACC, having departed from   the illegal airport    of Tympou.

1524-1540

One CN-235 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   without diplomatic permit or contacting the Nicosia ACC, having departed from   the illegal airport    of Tympou.

1553-1635

Two F-16 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

14 June 2013

1158-1233

Two F-16 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations by entering the Nicosia FIR without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

1547-1631

Two F-16 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

16 June 2013

1103-1121

One CN-235 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   without diplomatic permit or contacting the Nicosia ACC, landing at the   illegal airport    of Tympou.

1108-1127

One CN-235 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   without diplomatic permit or contacting the Nicosia ACC, landing at the   illegal airport    of Tympou.

1746-1802

One CN-235 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   without diplomatic permit or contacting the Nicosia ACC, having departed from   the illegal airport    of Tympou.

1758-1808

One CN-235 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   without diplomatic permit or contacting the Nicosia ACC, having departed from   the illegal airport    of Tympou.

17 June 2013

1056-1122

Three F-16 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

1513-1539

Three F-16 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

19 June 2013

1104-1220

One UH-1 Turkish military helicopter infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

20 June 2013

1334-1352

One C-130 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   without diplomatic permit or contacting the Nicosia ACC, landing at the   illegal airport    of Tympou.

1713-1727

One C-130 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   without diplomatic permit or contacting the Nicosia ACC, having departed from   the illegal airport    of Tympou.

21 June 2013

0830-0945

One UH-1 Turkish military helicopter infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

1029-1103

Two F-16 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

1426-1455

Two F-16 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

24 June 2013

0846-1030

One UH-1 Turkish military helicopter infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

1024-1208

One Cougar Turkish military helicopter infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

1025-1100

Two F-16 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

1314-1500

One Cougar Turkish military helicopter infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

25 June 2013

1150-1437

One CN-235 Turkish military aircraft infringed international air   traffic regulations by entering the Nicosia FIR without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

1439-1526

One Cougar Turkish military helicopter infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

26 June 2013

0919-0945

One Turkish military helicopter infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.

27 June 2013

1105-1221

One Cougar Turkish military helicopter infringed international air   traffic regulations and violated the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus   by entering the Nicosia FIR and the national airspace of the Republic of Cyprus without diplomatic permit or   contacting the Nicosia ACC.