April 14, 2024


United Nations


Security Council Distr.: General

14 December 1992


RESOLUTION 796 (1992)

Adopted by the Security Council at its 3148th meeting,
on 14 December 1992

The Security Council,

Noting the report of the Secretary-General on the United Nations operation in Cyprus of 1 December 1992 (S/24917 and Add. 1),

Noting also 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 December 1992,

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

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 on 15 June 1993;

2. 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 31 May 1993;

3. Welcomes the intention of the Secretary-General expressed in paragraph 46 of his report to pursue his consultation with the troop-contributing Governments about a restructuring of the Force and to report on this to the Council as soon as possible;

4. Calls upon all the parties concerned to continue to cooperate with the Force on the basis of the present mandate.

Adopted at its 3148th meeting.