Summary: H.Res.1735 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (12/01/2010)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Condemns North Korea for its unprovoked November 2010 military attack against South Korea in violation of the Korean War Armistice Agreement and for causing civilian casualties.

Expresses condolences to the South Korean victims and their families.

Stands in solidarity with the people and government of the Republic of Korea at this time of national crisis.

Calls for North Korea to renounce further acts of aggression.

Reaffirms the commitment of the House of Representatives to the alliance between the United States and the Republic of Korea, the security of South Korea, and stability on the Korean Peninsula.

Encourages cooperation between the United States and U.S. allies and other countries in the region in the interests of enhancing peace in the Asia-Pacific region.

Calls upon China to restrain North Korea from further acts of belligerence and to work with the international community to promote regional stability.

Calls upon North Korea to cease all uranium enrichment activities and take concrete steps to dismantle, under international verification, all sensitive nuclear facilities.

Urges responsible nations to abide by U.N. Security Council Resolutions 1695, 1718, and 1874 and to fully implement the sanctions and other obligations contained therein.