§ 59. Mr. G. Campbell
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he will make a statement on the financing of the United Nations Force in Cyprus, and its future after 26th June.
§ Mr. Padley
The latest estimate of the deficit in respect of the cost of the United Nations Peace-keeping Force in Cyprus up to 26th March 1966 is approximately $2.5 million. The cost of the Force during the current mandate is estimated at approximately $5 million, towards which pledges totalling approximately $3.3 million have so far been made, including $1 million from the United Kingdom. The future of the Force will no doubt be considered by the Security Council before the current mandate expires on 26th June.