Security Council consultations on Varosha this afternoon

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At 3 pm today (local time) the informal consultations of the SA will take place. of the UN, at the request of Cyprus. The members are expected to be informed about the situation, but also about the general developments in the Cyprus issue by a senior official of the UN Department of Political Affairs.

According to the authoritative website Security Council Reports, the members of the Security Council "are likely to reaffirm their support for the previous decisions of the Security Council. for Varosia and to call on both sides to show restraint ".

He also said that some members might use the opportunity to raise other issues, such as the lack of progress in the political process and the ongoing tensions over Cyprus' offshore energy resources. It also refers to the report of good services that the Secretary General should submit to the SA. until November 15, when there will be a more general discussion of the Cyprus issue.

After the end of the meeting, the South African president of the SA is expected. to make a statement on behalf of the members. By late afternoon the text of the statement had not been agreed on at all points.
Note that only in July, in the resolution 2483 of the SA. for the renewal of the term of UNFICYP, the SA recalled the status of the Varosians, as described in its relevant resolutions.