Cyprus’ Defence Minister, Michalis Giorgallas, who is attending a UN Peacekeeping Ministerial meeting, taking place in Ghana, briefed UN officials about the violations of the status quo in the buffer zone in Pyla and Agios Dometios, the Defence Ministry said on Tuesday. United Nations officials stressed to the Defence Minister that UNFICYP would continue to act within the terms of its mandate, to create the appropriate conditions for a peaceful resolution of the Cyprus issue.