S.Res.693 - A resolution condemning the attack by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea against the Republic of Korea, and affirming support for the United States-Republic of Korea alliance.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Webb, Jim [D-VA] (Introduced 12/02/2010)|
|Latest Action:||12/02/2010 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8443-8444; text as passed Senate: CR S8443-8444; text of measure as introduced: CR S8400-8401) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.693 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (12/02/2010)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Condemns the November 2010 attack by the government of North Korea against the Republic of Korea in violation of the 1953 Korean War Armistice Agreement.
Expresses deep condolences to the government and people of the Republic of Korea, especially the families on Yeonpyeong Island who suffered from this attack and lost their loved ones.
Recognizes that maintaining peace on the Korean peninsula requires constant vigilance and stands with the people and the government of the Republic of Korea in this time of crisis.
Calls on the international community, especially China, to condemn this attack and enjoin the government of North Korea to halt all nuclear activities in accord with U.N. Security Council Resolutions 1718 and 1874, and refrain from further actions that may destabilize the Korean Peninsula.
Calls on the President to work with the government of the Republic of Korea to take all necessary steps to deter further North Korean aggression.
Urges the Administration to continue a bilateral economic relationship with the Republic of Korea.
Reaffirms the commitment of the United States to its alliance with the Republic of Korea.