Mutual Defense Treaty Between the United States and the Republic of Korea
|Mutual Defense Treaty Between the United States and Republic of Korea|
(대한민국과 미합중국간의 상호방위조약)
|Signed||1 October 1953|
|Effective||18 November 1954|
Mutual Defense Treaty Between the United States and the Republic of Korea (Korean: 대한민국과 미합중국간의 상호방위조약; Hanja: 韓美相互防衛條約) is a treaty between South Korea and the United States signed on 1 October 1953, two months after the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement which brought a halt to the fighting in the Korean War. The agreement commits the two nations to provide mutual aid if either faces external armed attack and allows the United States to station military forces in South Korea in consultation with the South Korean government.
- United Nations Command
- United States Forces Korea
- U.S.–South Korea Status of Forces Agreement
- Korean DMZ Conflict (1966–1969)
- "Mutual Defense Treaty Between the United States and the Republic of Korea; October 1, 1953". The Avalon Project. Lillian Goldman Law Library. Retrieved 27 July 2016.
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