S/RES/2369 (2017) United Nations Security Council Distr.: General 27 July 2017 Resolution 2369 (2017) Adopted by the Security Council at its 8014th meeting, on 27 July 2017 The Security Council, Welcoming the report of the Secretary-General of 10 July 2017 (S/2017/586) on the United Nations operation in Cyprus, Noting that the Government of Cyprus is agreed that in view of the prevailing conditions on the island it is necessary to keep the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus (UNFICYP) beyond 31 July 2017, Noting the intention of the Secretary-General to report on his Good Offices in the next reporting period, echoing the Secretary-General’s firm belief that the responsibility for finding a solution lies first and foremost with the Cypriots themselves, and reaffirming the primary role of the United Nations in assisting the parties to bring the Cyprus conflict and division of the island to a comprehensive and durable settlement, Welcoming the commitments set out in the Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders’ Joint Statement of 2 April 2017 on the basis of the Joint Declaration adopted on 11 February 2014, further welcoming the progress in negotiations since then, including the reconvening of the Conference on Cyprus under United Nations auspices in June 2017, the participants’ commitment to support the process towards a comprehensive settlement in Cyprus, and the support provided by the SecretaryGeneral and Secretary-General’s Special Adviser on Cyprus Espen Barth Eide, Recalling the importance attached by the international community to all parties engaging fully, flexibly and constructively in negotiations to se cure a settlement and noting that the recent Conference on Cyprus has not resulted in an enduring, comprehensive and just settlement based on a bicommunal, bizonal federation with political equality, as set out in relevant Security Council resolutions, encouraging the sides to sustain their commitment to such a settlement, and stressing that the status quo is unsustainable, Noting the need to advance the consideration of and discussions on military confidence-building measures, calling for renewed efforts to implement all remaining confidence-building measures, and for agreement on and implementation of further steps to build trust between the communities, 17-12856 (E) *1712856*

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