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United States Department of State / Foreign relations of the United States, 1950. East Asia and the Pacific
(1950)

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FOREIGN RELATIONS) 1950, VOLUME VI
                           CHAPTER III
                         UNITED NATIONS
  3. Japan will promptly apply for membership in the United Nations
and the Allied and Associated Powers which are Members of the
United Nations will support that application.
                           CHAPTER IV
                             TERRITORY
  4. Japan recognizes the independence of Korea and will base its.
relation with Korea on the resolutions of the United Nations General
Assembly and Security Council with respect to Korea.
  5. Japan accepts whatever decision may hereafter be agreed upon
by the United Kingdom, the Soviet Union, China, -and the United
States with reference to the future status of Formosa, the Pescadores,
Sakhalin south of 500 north latitude and the Kurile Islands. In the,
event of failure in any case to agree within one year from the effective
date of this treaty, the parties to this Treaty will seek and accept
the recommendation of the United Nations General Assembly.
   6. Japan accepts the action of the United Nations Security Council
 of April 2, 1947 extending the trusteeship system, with the United
 States as the administering authority, to-the Pacific Islands formerly
 under mandate to Japan. The United States will also propose to the-
 United Nations to place under its trusteeship system, with the United
 States as the administering authority, the Ryukyu Islands south of
 290 north latitude, the Bonin Islands, including iRosario Island, the.
 Volcano Islands, Parece Vela and Marcus Island, and pending affirma-
 tive action on such proposal the United States will have full powers
 of administration, legislation, and jurisdiction over the territory of
 these islands.-
                             CHAPTER V
                             SECURITY
   7. As a prospective member of the United Nations, Japan accepts in
 advance the obligations to act in accordance with the principles of
 Article 2 of the Charter of the United Nations for the maintenance of
 international peace and security, and the other Parties as members of
 the United Nations undertake reciprocally to be guided by those same
 principles in their relations to Japan.
   8. In order further to contribute to the establishment and main-
 tenance in the Japan area of conditions conducive to international
 peace and security in accordance with the principles of the Charter
 of the United Nations, and having regard for the fact that irresponsi-
 ble militarism is not yet ended in the world, and subject to the transfer
 of responsibility to the United N~ations or otherwise under the condi-
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