Council members heard a briefing from Secretary-Generalís Special Adviser on Cyprus De Soto on the Good
Offices Mission. They heard a briefing from DPKO Director Hutter on the Secretariatís consultations with the
parties over UNFICYPís mandate extension and noted the views expressed by the parties.
Council members gave their full support to the Secretary-Generalís efforts to achieve a comprehensive
settlement to the Cyprus problem. Council members reaffirmed all Security Council resolutions on Cyprus,
and in particular, resolution 1251 of 29 June 1999 and subsequent resolutions. They welcomed and
supported his intention to continue with the process he initiated in November 1999 and continue to urge all
those involved to engage with him constructively and effectively in the process.n