S.Con.Res.18 - A concurrent resolution recognizing March 25, 1997, as the anniversary of the Proclamation of Belarusan independence, and calling on the Government of Belarus to respect fundamental freedoms and human rights.105th Congress (1997-1998)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Lautenberg, Frank R. [D-NJ] (Introduced 03/20/1997)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/20/1997 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Con.Res.18 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/20/1997)
Calls upon the President to urge President Lukashenka and the Government of Belarus to: (1) abide by the provisions of the Helsinki Final Act and other agreements of the Organization for the Security and Cooperation of Europe; and (2) guarantee human rights, fundamental freedom (including freedom of the press, assembly, and expression), and separation of powers.
Supports the people of Belarus in: (1) maintaining independent statehood; (2) promoting the rule of law, human rights, and fundamental freedoms; and (3) assuring that Belarus has the opportunity to survive as an equal and full-fledged member-state among the sovereign nations of the world.