ZOPFAN

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ZOPFANZone of Peace, Freedom And Neutrality (declaration)
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Neutrality and ZOPFAN have been referred to in the academic literature on ASEAN.
La ZOPFAN expreso una postura politica alternativa frente a la division del SEA en una zona pro-occidental,
113-27; Kei Koga, "Institutional Transformation of ASEAN: ZOPFAN, TAC, and the Bali Concord I in 1968-1976", The Pacific Review 27, no.
La crisis de Camboya trajo tension a la region e impidio implementar la ZOPFAN. El proposito de hacer del sudeste asiatico una zona libre de armas nucleares fue una medida para llegar al ZOPFAN.
Moreover, the Cambodian conflict was seen by Indonesia and Malaysia as entrenching great power rivalry in the region - resulting in the indefinite postponement of the ZOPFAN and the nuclear weapons-free zone proposals.
In the 1971 declaration of a Zone of Peace, Freedom and Neutrality (ZOPFAN), they pledged to pursue external recognition and respect for Southeast Asia as a zone "free from any form or manner of interference by outside Powers" and to enhance cooperation to build regional strength and solidarity.
The declaration of the Zone of Peace, Freedom and Neutrality (ZOPFAN) in 1971 was a manifestation of this line of thought.
In fact, Singapore's bold initiative to accommodate US military needs does not violate the rules of the ZOPFAN (Zone of Peace, Freedom.
On 27 November 1971, ASEAN states issued the Declaration on the Zone of Peace, Freedom and Neutrality (ZOPFAN) in Kuala Lumpur.
After all, the Concord re-emphasizes and builds on core documents of sub-regional multilateralism, such as the 1971 ZOPFAN Declaration, the 1976 Treaty of Amity and Cooperation (TAC), and the 1976 Declaration of ASEAN Concord.
The key ASEAN documents, including the Bangkok Declaration of August 1967, the November 1971 Zone of Peace, Freedom and Neutrality Declaration (ZOPFAN), and the February 1976 Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in Southeast Asia (TAC), are replete with denunciations of interference in the region by external powers.
The Zone of Peace, Freedom and Neutrality (ZOPFAN), which was adopted on 27 November 1971 just short of three months after the FPDA, commits all ASEAN members to "exert efforts to secure the recognition of and respect for Southeast Asia as a Zone of Peace, Freedom and Neutrality, free from any manner of interference by outside powers", and to "make concerted efforts to broaden the areas of cooperation, which would contribute to their strength, solidarity and closer relationship".