BEIJING, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- A joint document, named the Second-Phase
Actions for the Implementation of the Joint Statement, was released here
Wednesday after a two-day recess of the second session of the sixth round of the
six-party talks. The full text is as follows:
The Second Session of the Sixth Round of the Six-Party Talks was held in
Beijing among the People's Republic of China, the Democratic People's Republic
of Korea, Japan, the Republic of Korea, the Russian Federation and the United
States of America from 27 to 30 September 2007.
Mr. Wu Dawei, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the PRC, Mr. Kim Gye
Gwan, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of the DPRK, Mr. Kenichiro Sasae,
Director-General for Asian and Oceanian Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of
Japan, Mr. Chun Yung-woo, Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Peace and
Security Affairs of the ROK Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr. Alexander
Losyukov, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, and Mr.
Christopher Hill, Assistant Secretary for East Asian and Pacific Affairs of the
Department of State of the United States, attended the talks as heads of their
Vice Foreign Minister Wu Dawei chaired the talks.
The Parties listened to and endorsed the reports of the five Working
Groups, confirmed the implementation of the initial actions provided for in the
February 13 agreement, agreed to push forward the Six-Party Talks process in
accordance with the consensus reached at the meetings of the Working Groups and
reached agreement on second-phase actions for the implementation of the Joint
Statement of 19 September 2005, the goal of which is the verifiable
denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula in a peaceful manner.
I. On Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula
1. The DPRK agreed to disable all existing nuclear facilities subject to
abandonment under the September 2005 Joint Statement and the February 13
The disablement of the 5 megawatt Experimental Reactor at Yongbyon, the
Reprocessing Plant (Radiochemical Laboratory) at Yongbyon and the Nuclear Fuel
Rod Fabrication Facility at Yongbyon will be completed by 31 December 2007.
Specific measures recommended by the expert group will be adopted by heads of
delegation in line with the principles of being acceptable to all Parties,
scientific, safe, verifiable, and consistent with international standards. At
the request of the other Parties, the United States will lead disablement
activities and provide the initial funding for those activities. As a first
step, the US side will lead the expert group to the DPRK within the next two
weeks to prepare for disablement.
2. The DPRK agreed to provide a complete and correct declaration of all its
nuclear programs in accordance with the February 13 agreement by 31 December
3. The DPRK reaffirmed its commitment not to transfer nuclear materials,
technology, or know-how.
II. On Normalization of Relations between Relevant Countries
1. The DPRK and the United States remain committed to improving their
bilateral relations and moving towards a full diplomatic relationship. The two
sides will increase bilateral exchanges and enhance mutual trust. Recalling the
commitments to begin the process of removing the designation of the DPRK as a
state sponsor of terrorism and advance the process of terminating the
application of the Trading with the Enemy Act with respect to the DPRK, the
United States will fulfill its commitments to the DPRK in parallel with the
DPRK's actions based on consensus reached at the meetings of the Working Group
on Normalization of DPRK-U.S. Relations.
2. The DPRK and Japan will make sincere efforts to normalize their
relations expeditiously in accordance with the Pyongyang Declaration, on the
basis of the settlement of the unfortunate past and the outstanding issues of
concern. The DPRK and Japan committed themselves to taking specific actions
toward this end through intensive consultations between them.
III. On Economic and Energy Assistance to the DPRK
In accordance with the February 13 agreement, economic, energy and
humanitarian assistance up to the equivalent of one million tons of HFO
(inclusive of the 100,000 tons of HFO already delivered) will be provided to the
DPRK. Specific modalities will be finalized through discussion by the Working
Group on Economy and Energy Cooperation.
IV. On the Six-Party Ministerial Meeting
The Parties reiterated that the Six-Party Ministerial Meeting will be held
in Beijing at an appropriate time.
The Parties agreed to hold a heads of delegation meeting prior to the
Ministerial Meeting to discuss the agenda for the Meeting.