|Posted:||July 6, 2020 11:54 AM|
|From:||Senator Bob Mensch|
|To:||All Senate members|
|Subject:||Resolution Commemorating the 67th Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice|
|The Korean War, which began on June 25, 1950 when the North Koreans invaded South Korea, officially ended on July 27, 1953 at 10 a.m., in Panmunjom, North Korea. On that day, the United Nations Command Delegation, the Delegation of the Korean People's Army and the Chinese People's Volunteers signed 18 official copies of the tri-language Korean Armistice Agreement.
It was the end of the longest negotiated armistice in history which came about after 158 separate meetings spread over two years and 17 days. That evening, at 10 p.m., the truce went into effect. The Korean Armistice Agreement is somewhat exceptional in that it is purely a military document - no nation is a signatory to the agreement.
The agreement provided for:
Please join me in cosponsoring this resolution.
Introduced as SR351