S.Res.160 - A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the October 21, 1993, attempted coup d'etat in Burundi, and for other purposes.103rd Congress (1993-1994)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Durenberger, Dave [R-MN] (Introduced 11/02/1993)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||11/20/1993 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: 11/19/1993 CR S16594) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.160 — 103rd Congress (1993-1994)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/02/1993)
Condemns the attempted coup d'etat in Burundi and the murder of President Ndadaye.
Commends: (1) the people of Burundi for their commitment to democracy; and (2) the Clinton Administration for its prompt condemnation of the October 21, 1993, coup and for the immediate suspension of foreign assistance to Burundi.
Urges the people of Burundi to help end ethnic strife. Encourages them to continue their commitment to ethnic reconciliation and democracy.
Calls upon: (1) the Organization of African Unity (OAU) to support the continuation of democracy and the end of ethnic strife in Burundi; and (2) the international community to assist the OAU in its efforts to strengthen democracy in Burundi and to address the humanitarian needs of Burundian refugees in Rwanda, Tanzania, and Zaire.