Summary: S.Con.Res.108 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (03/22/1990)

Commends the Lithuanian people for holding free and fair elections, declaring an independent Republic of Lithuania, and asserting their right to self-determination peacefully and through the democratic process.

Urges the Soviet Union to cease efforts to intimidate the Lithuanian Parliament and people. Declares that the use of force against the Lithuanian people would have severe repercussions for U.S.-Soviet relations. Urges the Soviet Union to begin discussions with the Lithuanian authorities to satisfy peacefully the expressed desire of the Lithuanian people for independence.

Supports the President's commitment to the doctrine of non-recognition of the forced incorporation of territory. Urges the President to: (1) reaffirm and seek ways to actively demonstrate his commitment to an independent and democratic Lithuania; and (2) consider recognizing the elected Lithuanian Government.