H.Con.Res.382 - Calling on the Government of Azerbaijan to hold free and fair parliamentary elections in November 2000.106th Congress (1999-2000)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] (Introduced 07/26/2000)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||10/03/2000 Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, (Amended) by Voice Vote. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.382 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Urges the U.S. Government to remind President Heydar Aliev of Azerbaijan of the commitments he made to President Clinton regarding free and fair elections and to work with President Aliev toward that end.
Introduced in House (07/26/2000)
Emphasizes the importance of free and fair parliamentary elections as a critical component in the consolidation of democracy in Azerbaijan.
Urges the Azerbaijan Government and Parliament to: (1) come into compliance with its Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) commitments on democratization and the holding of free and fair elections by accepting the recommendations and proposed amendments to the law on elections by the OSCE's Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights; and (2) work with opposition parties and nongovernmental organizations to create a pre-election environment that assures equality of conditions, as well as freedom of assembly and expression for all political parties and candidates wishing to participate in the upcoming parliamentary elections.