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Tracking Number:  142761

Title:  "House Passes Resolution on Korean Defense." Article on and text of the House of Representatives resolution reiterating the US commitment to the Mutual Defense Treaty with the Republic of Korea. (900613)

Date:  19900613

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06/13/90 * HOUSE PASSES RESOLUTION ON KOREAN DEFENSE (Text: H.Con.Res. 325) (580)

Washington -- The House of Representatives passed by unanimous voice vote a resolution reiterating

Following is the text of House Concurrent Resolution 325. (begin text)

H. CON. RES. 325

Expressing the sense of the Congress that the United States remains firmly committed to its Mutual

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 8, 1990 Mr. Solarz (for himself, Mr. Smith of New Jersey, Mr. Leach of Iowa, Mr. Blaz, Mr. Faleomavaega, M

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

Expressing the sense of the Congress that the United States remains firmly committed to its Mutual

Whereas the Korean people earnestly desire a peaceful democratic reunification of their divided co

Whereas peace and stability on the Korean peninsula are essential to regional and world peace and

Whereas the Republic of Korea has undergone a peaceful transition to a democratic form of governme

Whereas the economic growth of the Asia-Pacific region is of great significance to the world econo

PAGE 2 PAGE 2 EPF304 Whereas the Republic of Korea, as a leading economic power in the region,

Whereas trade between the United States and the Republic of Korea has grown to the point where the

Whereas the North Korean Government has never renounced its ambition of reunifying the Korean peni

Whereas the North Korean Government maintains a trained army of one million troops and has deploye

Whereas the Republic of Korea has taken significant steps to contribute to its own self-defense an

Whereas despite these steps, an indigenous balance of power has not yet been achieved on the Korea

Whereas in light of this imbalance of indigenous forces, the United States has deployed forces on

Whereas the United States has recently announced that it will remove approximately 2,000 Air Force

Whereas North Korea has not yet responded positively to proposals of the Republic of Korea and Uni

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That it is the sense of the Cong

(1) remains firmly committed to its Mutual Defense Treaty with the Republic of Korea, and

(2) is steadfastly dedicated to the promotion of security and peace on the Korean peninsula. (end text)

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File Identification:  06/13/90, EP-304
Product Name:  Wireless File
Product Code:  WF
Keywords:  KOREA (SOUTH)-US RELATIONS; TREATIES & AGREEMENTS; HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, US; SOLARZ, STEPHEN J; KOREA (NORTH)-KOREA (SOUTH) RELATIONS; REUNIFICATION (TERRITORY); USSR-US RELATIONS; KOREA (NORTH)-USSR RELATIONS; FORCE & TRO
Document Type:  TXT
Thematic Codes:  140; 1EA; 2FP
Target Areas:  EA
PDQ Text Link:  142761