Summary: H.Con.Res.136 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/25/1996)

Calls for: (1) the Government of Turkey to release all political prisoners, lift restrictions on free expression, declare a ceasefire and work towards peace, and take specified steps to further reduce the potential for future confrontation; (2) the President to encourage such Government to initiate steps to end the armed confrontation in Turkey and to support the provision of technical assistance to carry out this Act; (3) the Kurdistan Workers Party to declare a ceasefire and restate support for resolution of the conflict through democratic means and within the framework of the territorial unity of Turkey; and (4) the International Committee of the Red Cross and other appropriate humanitarian and monitoring organizations, upon cessation of hostilities, to be given access to southeastern Turkey.