S.Con.Res.50 - A concurrent resolution concerning human and political rights and in support of a resolution of the crisis in Kosova.104th Congress (1995-1996)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Dole, Robert J. [R-KS] (Introduced 03/28/1996)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/28/1996 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.50 — 104th Congress (1995-1996)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/28/1996)
Expresses the sense of the Congress that: (1) the situation in Kosova must be resolved before the outer wall of sanctions against Serbia is lifted and Serbia is able to return to the international community; and (2) the human rights of the people of Kosova must be restored to levels guaranteed by international law.
Calls for: (1) the United States to support the legitimate claims of the Kosovan people to determine their political future; (2) the return of international observers to Kosova as soon as possible; (3) the elected Government of Kosova to be permitted to meet and exercise its legitimate mandate as elected representatives of the Kosovan people; and (4) the reinstatement of all individuals whose employment was terminated on the basis of their ethnicity.
Declares that the Kosovan education system should be reopened to all residents of Kosova regardless of ethnicity and the majority ethnic Albanian population should be allowed to educate its youth in its native tongue.
Commends progress toward the establishment of a United States Information Agency cultural center in Prishtina, Kosova. Urges the Secretary of State to redouble efforts to open the center as soon as possible.
Calls for the President to appoint a special envoy to aid in negotiating a resolution to the crisis in Kosova.