UNSGs UNFICYP Report was circulated as an official UN document on Friday, 13 January.
The Report covers developments from 25 June 2016 to 15 December 2016. The SG asks for the Security Council to renew UNFICYPs mandade for six more months, until the 31st of July 2017.
UNSG notes in his report, an unprecedented progress has been made in the Cyprus talks over the past nineteen months.
It notes that during the reporting period, and through their intensive work in this leader-led process the two leaders (President of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci) succeeded in taking the talks further than they have ever been since 2008, achieving major progress in four of the six negotiation chapters - governance and power-sharing, property, the economy, and EU related matters. They also, for the first time, conducted negotiate
Source: Cyprus News Agency