Resolution on the Peaceful Resolution of the Nuclear Issue on the Korean Peninsula

APPF13 RES 02

13th Annual Meeting of the Asia Pacific Parliamentary Forum
10-13 January 2005

Resolution on the Peaceful Resolution of the Nuclear Issue on the Korean Peninsula

APPF13/RES/02

(Sponsored by the Republic of Korea, Japan, and the United States)

The 13th Annual Meeting of the Asia - Pacific Parliamentary Forum,

Underlining that the peace and stability of the Korean Peninsula is an essential matter to Northeast Asia and the Asia Pacific region;

Affirming that peaceful denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula is particularly critical to peace and stability of the Korean Peninsular and the Asia-Pacific region;

Reaffirming the strong commitment APPF members made to a nuclear-free Korean Peninsular and its peaceful reunification as expressed in resolutions adopted earlier including APPF9/RES/01, APPF10/RES/11, APPF11/RES/01, and APPF12/RES/04;

Valuing highly the diplomatic efforts the international community has exerted to address peacefully the ongoing nuclear standoff on the Korean Peninsula;

Convinced that prompt resumption of the Six-Party Talks on the nuclear problem on the Korean Peninsula which have been stalled since the 3rd meeting is key to resolving peacefully this challenge to international peace;

Acknowledging that full peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula will be dependent on resolving issues affecting bilateral relations between concerned countries;

Reiterating that the interest of the APPF in preserving peace and security in the Asia Pacific region will require a resolution of nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula;

RESOLVES TO:

Support prompt resumption of the Six-Party Talks, the multilateral dialogue framework aimed at peacefully and diplomatically resolving the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue and consolidating permanent peace on the Korean Peninsula;

Confirm that inter-Korean reconciliation and cooperation and peaceful reunification of the two Koreas at their free will is crucial to establish enduring peace in Northeast Asia and beyond;

Urge members to note the urgency of the matter and to place a priority on the peaceful and immediate resolution of the Korean Peninsula nuclear problem when tackling issues related to the Korean Peninsula; and

Remain seized of the matter.



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Resolution on the Peaceful Resolution of the Nuclear Issue on the Korean Peninsula

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