H.Con.Res.236 - Expressing the sense of the Congress deploring the escalating violence in El Salvador; condemning the killing of innocent civilians, including six Jesuit priests; and calling for an immediate cessation of hostilities.101st Congress (1989-1990)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Fascell, Dante B. [D-FL-19] (Introduced 11/19/1989)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs | Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||11/22/1989 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||11/20/1989 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.236 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/19/1989)
Deplores the continuing violence in El Salvador and calls for a disengagement of military forces to allow international humanitarian organizations to provide medical attention and supplies to the civilian casualties.
Condemns the Farabundo Marti National Liberation Front (FMLN) for initiating a military offensive on November 11, 1989.
Urges the Government of El Salvador and the FMLN to resume a peaceful dialogue leading to settlement of the conflict.
Deplores the murder of six Jesuit priests and two women. Demands that those responsible be brought to justice.
Declares that satisfactory resolution of this case will be instrumental in determining continued U.S. support for the Government of El Salvador.