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Cyprus government extends agreement for UN office on Iraq
2006-11-02 12:14:32

Nicosia, Oct 26 - The Cabinet has agreed on extending for another year, until 30 October 2007, the force of the agreement between the UN and the Republic of Cyprus regarding the operation in Cyprus of the UN office for the monitoring of the verification and inspection concerning Iraq.

Government Spokesman Christodoulos Pashiardis said the office is based in Cyprus since 2002.

The request for the extension of its operation was submitted by the UN Secretary General and it was fulfilled in the context of providing facilities to the UN by the Republic of Cyprus, he added.

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