H.Con.Res.367 - Recognizing the 60th anniversary of the United States nonrecognition policy of the Soviet takeover of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania and calling for positive steps to promote a peaceful and democratic future for the Baltic region.106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Shimkus, John [R-IL-20] (Introduced 06/29/2000)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||06/29/2000 Referred to the House Committee on International Relations.|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.367 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Recognizes the 60th anniversary of the U.S. nonrecognition policy of the Soviet takeover of the Baltic states and the contribution that policy made in supporting the aspirations of the people of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania to reassert their freedom and independence.
Introduced in House (06/29/2000)
Commends Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania for the reestablishment of their independence and the role they played in the disintegration of the former Soviet Union in 1990 and 1991, and for their success in implementing political and economic reforms.
Expresses support for regional cooperation in Northern Europe among the Baltic and Nordic states and the Russian Federation. Calls for further cooperation in addressing common environmental, law enforcement, and public health problems, and in promoting civil society and business and trade development, and similar efforts that promote a peaceful, democratic, prosperous, and secure future for Europe, Russia and the Nordic-Baltic region.