Summary: S.Con.Res.18 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Information (Except Text)

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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.