Summary: S.Con.Res.113 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (07/19/2000)

Expresses the sense of Congress that U.S. policy should: (1) support the restoration of democracy in Burma, including implementation of the results of the 1990 elections; (2) continue to call upon the military regime in Burma known as the State Peace and Development Council to guarantee freedoms of assembly, movement, speech, and the press for all Burmese citizens, to accept a political dialogue with Daw Aung Suu Kyi, the National League for Democracy, and ethnic leaders to advance peace and reconciliation in Burma, to release all detained Members elected to the 1990 parliament and other political prisoners, and to uphold the terms and conditions of all human rights and related resolutions passed by the United Nations General Assembly, the Commission on Human Rights, the International Labor Organization, and the European Union; and (3) sustain current economic and political sanctions against Burma, and seek multilateral support for those sanctions, as the appropriate means of securing the restoration of democracy, human rights, and civil liberties and of supporting U.S. national security counternarcotics interests.