United Nations Security Council Resolution 220
Adopted by the Security Council at its 1275th meeting, unanimously, on 16 March 1966
The Security Council,
Noting from the report of the Secretary-General of 10 March1966 that in the present circumstances the United Nations Peace-keeping Force in Cyprus is still needed if the peace is to be maintained in the island,
Noting that the Government of Cyprus has agreed that in view of the prevailing conditions in the island it is necessary to continue the Force beyond 26 March 1966,
Noting that the basic problem, according to the Secretary-General's report, remains unsolved,
1. Reaffirms its resolutions 186 (1964) of 4 March, 187 (1964) of 13 March, 192 (1964) of 20 June, 193 (1964) of 6 August, 194 (1964) of 25 September and 198 (1964) of 18 December 1964, 201 (1965) of 1 March, 206 (1965) of 15 June, 207 (1965) of 10 August and 219 (1965) of 17 December 1965 and the consensus expressed by the President at the 1143rd meeting, on 11 August 1964;
2. Urges the parties concerned to act with the utmost restraint and to make determined efforts with a view to achieving the objectives of the Security Council;
3. Extends once more the stationing in Cyprus of the United Nations Peace-keeping Force, established under Security Council resolution 186 (1964), for a period of three months ending26 June 1966, in the firm hope that by the end of this period substantial progress toward a solution will have been achieved.
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