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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-502—OCT. 18, 1988

102 STAT. 2505

independent Cambodia and the protection of the Cambodian people from a return to power by the genocidal Khmer Rouge; (2) calls on the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to fully withdraw its armed forces from Cambodia, and further calls on all parties to respect the territorial integrity of Cambodia and to deny safe haven to Khmer Rouge forces seeking the overthrow of a newly formed sovereign Cambodian government; (3) should seek a Cambodian settlement which contains workable measures to prevent a Khmer Rouge return to power, including a cessation of the flow of war materiel and the accumulation of caches of arms that might ultimately be used to terrorize the Cambodian people and to threaten a legitimate government of Cambodia; (4) declares that the United States must remain vigilant to ensure that genocide is never tolerated or forgotten anywhere in the world and that those responsible for such heinous crimes should be held accountable under international law, as prescribed by the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide; (5) declares that the United States in cooperation with the international community should use all appropriate means available to prevent a return to power of Pol Pot, the top echelon of the Khmer Rouge, and their armed forces, so that the Cambodian people might genuinely be free to pursue self-determination without the spectre of the coercion, intimidation, and torture that are known elements of the Khmer Rouge ideology; (6) should seek the support of the member nations of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and other nations for the inclusion, in declarations and resolutions promulgated by the United Nations pertaining to the Cambodian conflict, of the principle that those responsible for acts of genocide and massive violations of internationaly recognized human rights shall not return to positions of political power in Cambodia upon withdrawal of the foreign occupation forces; (7) declares that the United States, in conjunction with the member nations of the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN), should continue to provide assistance, support, and encouragement to the non-Communist Cambodian forces, particularly their efforts to achieve a negotiated settlement that would permit self-determination for the Cambodian people and the return of refugees in safety and dignity to their homeland; (8) declares that the United States, in consultation with the member nations of the Association of Southeast Asia Nations, should consider whether such a settlement could be facilitated by the convening of an international conference on Cambodia and the provision of an international peacekeeping force that, in addition to performing other appropriate peacekeeping duties, could also supervise the withdrawal of Vietnamese forces and the holding of free and fair elections in Cambodia; (9) should seek to ensure— (A) that the refugee camps controlled by the Khmer Rouge are opened to inspection by international organizations, and