UN Documents for Cyprus: Security Council Presidential Statements

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23 July 2021 S/PRST/2021/13 This presidential statement reaffirms the status of Varosha as set out in previous resolutions and condemned the announcement in Cyprus by Turkish and Turkish Cypriot leaders on 20 July 2021 on the further reopening of a part of the fenced-off area of Varosha.
9 October 2020 S/PRST/2020/9 This presidential statement reaffirmed the status of Varosha as set out in previous Council resolutions and called on the sides in Cyprus and the guarantor powers to engage in dialogue.   
30 April 2009 S/PRST/2009/10 This presidential statement welcomed progress in the negotiations, urged the parties to increase the momentum and looked forward to decisive progress in the near future.
4 September 2008 S/PRST/2008/34 This presidential statement confirmed the Council’s readiness to support the negotiating process between the leaders of the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot communities and welcomed the appointment of Alexander Downer as the Secretary-General’s Special Advisor.
17 April 2008 S/PRST/2008/9 The Council warmly welcomed the agreement reached on 21 March between the two leaders to resume negotiations as well as the opening of the Ledra street crossing, reaffirmed its commitment to the reunification of Cyprus based on a bicommunal, bizonal federation and political equality and called for more confidence-building measures.