S.Con.Res.78 - A concurrent resolution concerning the removal of military forces of the Russian Federation from the independent nation of Moldova.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. DeConcini, Dennis [D-AZ] (Introduced 10/05/1994)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 10/05/1994 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Introduced in Senate (10/05/1994)
[Congressional Bills 103th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [S. Con. Res. 78 Introduced in Senate (IS)] 103d CONGRESS 2d Session S. CON. RES. 78 Concerning the removal of military forces of the Russian Federation from the independent nation of Moldova. _______________________________________________________________________ IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES October 5 (legislative day, September 12), 1994 Mr. DeConcini (for himself and Mr. Grassley) submitted the following concurrent resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations _______________________________________________________________________ CONCURRENT RESOLUTION Concerning the removal of military forces of the Russian Federation from the independent nation of Moldova. Whereas military forces of the Russian Federation continue to be deployed on the territory of the sovereign and independent nation of Moldova against the wishes of the people and government of Moldova; Whereas the continued stationing of military forces by the Russian Federation in Moldova without permission of the government of Moldova is contrary to international law; Whereas the Parliamentary Assembly of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe passed a resolution on July 6, 1994, calling for a ``most rapid, continuing, unconditional, and full withdrawal'' of the 14th Army of the Russian Federation from Moldova, and the diplomatic mission in Moldova of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe has called for the accelerated withdrawal of the 14th Army; Whereas on August 10, 1994, negotiators of the governments of Moldova and the Russian Federation initialed an agreement according to which the Russian Federation will withdraw its military forces from Moldova in 3 years; and Whereas the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation has called for changes in such withdrawal agreement and the Commander of the 14th Army of the Russian Federation has publicly rejected the terms of the agreement; Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the Congress-- (1) calls upon the government of the Russian Federation to adhere to the provisions of the agreement initialed on August 10, 1994, to provide for the withdrawal of the military forces of the Russian Federation from Moldova; and (2) urges the Administration to continue to use every appropriate opportunity, including multilateral and bilateral diplomacy, to secure removal of the military forces of the Russian Federation from Moldova. <all>