Accession to Protocol II by the Republic of Cyprus
30-04-1996 Article, International Review of the Red Cross, No. 311
The Republic of Cyprus acceded on 18 March 1996 to the Protocol Additional to the Geneva Conventions of 12 August 1949, and relating to the Protection of Victims of Non-International Armed Conflicts (Protocol II), adopted in Geneva on 8 June 1977. Protocol II will come into force for the Republic of Cyprus on 18 September 1996.
This accession brings to 135 the number of States party to Protocol II. The Republic of Cyprus has been a party to Protocol I since 1 June 1979.