RESOLUTION 244 (1967)
Adopted by the Security Council on 22 December 1967
The Security Council,
Noting that the appeals addressed by the Secretary-General to the Governments of Greece, Turkey and Cyprus on 22 November (S/8248/ Add. 3), 24 November (S/8248/Add. 5) and 3 December (S/8248/Add. 6, para I) and the report of the Secretary-General of 8 December 1967(S/ 8286),
Noting the replies of the three Governments concerned (S/8248/Add. 7-9) to the appeal of the Secretary-General of 3 December in which the Secretary-General proffered his good offices, and their replies (S/8248/ Add. 6 paras 3 and 4) to his previous appeals,
Noting from the said report of the Secretary-General that circumstances continue to require the presence of the United Nations PeaceKeeping Force in Cyprus for a further period,
Noting that the Government of Cyprus has agreed that it is necessary to continue the Force beyond 26 December 1 967,
- Reaffirms its resolutions 186 (1964) of 4 March 1964 and its subsequent resolutions as well as its expressions of consensus on this question;
- Extends the stationing in Cyprus of the United Nations PeaceKeeping Force established under the Council's resolution 186 (1964) for a period of three months ending on 26 March 1968;
- Invites the parties promptly to avail themselves of the good offices proffered by the Secretary-General and requests the Secretary-General to report on the results to the Council as appropriate;
- Calls upon all the parties concerned to continue to show the utmost moderation and restraint and refrain from any act which might aggravate the situation
- Urges the parties concerned to undertake a new determined effort to achieve the objectives of the Security Council with a view, as requested in the Council's consensus of 25 November 1967, to keeping the peace and arriving at a permanent settlement in accordance with Security Council resolution 186 (1964) of 4 March 1964:
- Decides to remain seized of this question and to reconvene for the further consideration as soon as circumstances and developments so require.
Adopted unanimously at its 1386th meeting.