Summary: S.Con.Res.99 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (03/04/1988)

(Measure passed Senate, amended)

Condemns North Korea for its bombing of Korean Air Lines (KAL) flight 858 and its support for international terrorism.

Rejects the December 1987 North Korean proposal to enter into a dialogue on bilateral issues. Expresses congressional support for the sanctions imposed by the executive branch, including the addition of North Korea to the list, maintained under the Export Administration Act of 1979, of states supporting international terrorism.

Calls upon other countries to take appropriate measures, including trade sanctions, against North Korea.

Calls upon the International Civilian Aviation Organization and other international aviation groups to take steps against North Korea, including consideration of suspending air service.

Calls upon governments, organizations, and individuals to support the International Olympic Games in Seoul and reaffirms U.S. support.

Commends: (1) the Government of South Korea for its restraint; and (2) the Governments of Bahrain and Japan for their cooperation in the investigation of the KAL bombing.