March 2, 2024


United Nations


Security Council Distr.: General

12 December 1991


RESOLUTION 723 (1991)

Adopted by the Security Council at its  3022nd meeting,
on 12 December 1991

The Security Council,

Noting the report by the Secretary-General on the United Nations operation in Cyprus of 30 November 1991 (S/23263 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 1991,

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 1992;

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 1992;

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