H.Res.245 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives in support of a free and fair referendum on self-determination for the people of Western Sahara.105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-39] (Introduced 09/25/1997)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||House - 11/09/1997 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.245 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (11/09/1997)
Expresses support for: (1) former U.S. Secretary of State James Baker III in his mission as Personal Envoy of the United Nations Secretary General for the Western Sahara; and (2) a referendum on self-determination for the Western Sahara people that meets specified criteria. Requests the administration to support Baker in his mission of organizing such a referendum without military or administrative constraints.
Encourages the release of civilian political prisoners and prisoners of war held by Morocco and the Polisario Front.