Within sixty (60) days of the entry into force of this Agreement, each Party shall, without hindrance, directly recover and deliver in groups all prisoners of war in its charge who insist on being repatriated from the side to which they belonged at the time of capture.  The Us and taliban signed a « peacemaking agreement » in Afghanistan after more than 18 years of conflict. (a) Within seventy-two (72) hours of the entry into force of this Ceasefire Agreement, withdraw all its forces, supplies and equipment from the Demilitarized Zone, except as otherwise provided herein. All explosions, minefields, wire tangles and other dangers to the safe movement of personnel of the Military Ceasefire Commission or its joint teams of observers, the existence of which is known after the withdrawal of armed forces into the demilitarized zone, as well as routes known to be free of all such dangers, must be reported to the MAC by the site commander, whose armed forces have identified such dangers. Additional safety lanes must then be cleared; and finally, within forty-five (45) days of the end of the seventy-two (72) hour period, all such hazards shall be eliminated from the demilitarized zone according to the directives of the person under the supervision of mac. After the expiration of the seventy-two (72) hour period, no personnel of either Party may enter the Demilitarized Zone, with the exception of unarmed troops authorized for forty-five (54) days to conduct rescue operations under the MAC and to which MAC has consented and approved by the commanders of the opposing parties, and personnel authorized under paragraphs 10 and 11. Opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi did not attend the ceasefire ceremony. The deal stems from the U.S. determination to bring troops home and the realization, at least by some Taliban, that talks are the best way to return to Kabul. Whether Eisenhower`s threats of nuclear attacks helped or not, in July 1953, all parties involved in the conflict were ready to sign an agreement that ended the bloodshed. The armistice, which took place on the 27th. A committee of representatives from neutral countries was set up to decide the fate of the thousands of prisoners of war on both sides.
It was eventually decided that prisoners of war could choose their own destiny – to stay where they were, or return to their home countries. A new border was drawn between North and South Korea, which gave South Korea additional territory and demilitarized the zone between the two nations. The war claimed the lives of millions of Koreans and Chinese, as well as more than 50,000 Americans. It had been a frustrating war for the Americans, who were used to forcing the unconditional surrender of their enemies. Nor could many understand why the United States had not extended the war to China or used its nuclear arsenal. However, as government officials knew very well, such actions would likely have triggered World War III. US President Barack Obama, who has portrayed his country`s support for Myanmar`s reforms as a foreign policy success, urged Thein Sein to conclude the ceasefire as part of broader changes to protect minorities. While the absentees were a blow to the president, who lobbied for the deal to be signed before the Nov. 8 general election, he described Thursday`s deal as historic. 12.
The commanders of the opposing parties shall order and enforce a complete cessation of all hostilities in Korea by all forces under their control, including all units and personnel of the land, naval and air forces, with effect from twelve (12) hours after the signing of this Ceasefire Agreement. (See paragraph 63 of this Agreement for the date and time of entry into force of the other provisions of this Ceasefire Agreement.) / 52. Each side assures that it will not use prisoners of war in the Korean conflict who have been released and repatriated for the entry into force of this ceasefire agreement. (e) To ensure that personnel of its respective orders who violate any of the provisions of this Ceasefire Agreement are adequately punished. 62. The articles and paragraphs of this Ceasefire Agreement shall remain in force until they are expressly replaced either by mutually acceptable amendments and additions or by the provision of an appropriate agreement on a peaceful settlement at the political level between the two parties. Article IV, paragraph 60, of the ceasefire agreement requires that a political conference be held within 3 months of the signing of the agreement to « ensure the peaceful settlement of the Korean question ».  In April 1954, a conference was held in Geneva, Switzerland, where the 3-month deadline was missed by 6 months. The conference focused on two distinct conflicts: the conflict in Korea; and the conflict in Indochina. The participants in the talks on the conflict in Korea were the United States, the USSR, France, China and North and South Korea. The Korean Peninsula peace deal was formally discussed at the conference by Chinese diplomat Zhou Enlai with U.S.
Defense Secretary John Foster Dulles, but no progress was made.  The US deliberately avoided discussing the « Korean Peninsula Peace Treaty », despite criticism from other representatives at the conference on the negative attitude of the US. a) Locate its headquarters near PANMUNJOM (37 57`29 » n, 126 40`00 » e). The Military Ceasefire Commission may, with the agreement of the senior members of both parties to the Commission, move its headquarters to another point in the demilitarized zone. (b) act as a common organisation without a chairman. (c) adopt such rules of procedure as it deems necessary from time to time (d) monitor the implementation of the provisions of this Ceasefire Agreement on the demilitarized zone and the mouth of the Han River. (e) directing the activities of joint observer teams. (f) Resolving violations of this ceasefire agreement through negotiation. (g) To transmit immediately to the commanders of the opposing parties all reports of investigations into violations of this Ceasefire Agreement and all other reports and protocols on procedures received by the Neutral Nations Monitoring Commission. (h) Generally supervise and direct the activities of the Committee for the Repatriation of Prisoners of War and the Committee on Assistance for the Repatriation of Displaced Civilians, which will be deployed below.
(i) To act as an intermediary in the transmission of communications between commanders of opposing parties; provided, however, that the foregoing is not construed as preventing the commanders of both parties from communicating with each other in any other manner they wish to apply. (j) identification documents and distinctive insignia for its staff and joint teams of observers, as well as a distinguishing sign for all vehicles, aircraft and ships used in the performance of its tasks. Under the agreement, the militants also agreed not to allow al-Qaeda or any other extremist group to operate in areas they control. .