H.Res.660 - To commend President Clinton for supporting the efforts of former South African President Nelson Mandela to bring peace to Burundi.106th Congress (1999-2000)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-9] (Introduced 10/27/2000)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||10/27/2000 Referred to the House Committee on International Relations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.660 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Recognizes and commends the Hutu and Tutsi leaders of the people of Burundi for demonstrating their desire for peace by signing the power sharing agreement.
Introduced in House (10/27/2000)
Encourages: (1) Major Pierre Buyoya's government and rebel leaders to continue the cease-fire agreement negotiations begun September 20, 2000; and (2) the United States, French, and Belgian Governments, and other Western nations, to remain engaged in Burundi through a cease-fire and final negotiated peace settlement.
Commends: (1) the Presidents of Uganda, Rwanda, and Tanzania for their presence in Nairobi and their commitment to help their neighbor to bring an end to the violence; (2) the Government of Tanzania for hosting 800,000 Burundian refugees; (3) former South African President, Nelson Mandela, for forging the power sharing agreement; and (4) President Clinton for his contributions in encouraging peace in Burundi.
Urges: (1) the United States and the international community to continue their efforts to assist the encamped refugees; (2) all parties to remain constructively engaged in the peace process and to make rapid progress to bring into effect a peaceful and lasting solution to the crisis; and (3) the U.S. Government and the international community to continue to work with all parties to ensure a lasting peace that will end the conflict in Burundi.