Summary: S.Con.Res.142 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (10/05/2000)

Expresses support for: (1) democratic efforts undertaken in Afghanistan that respect the human and political rights of the people of all ethnic and religious groups, including the efforts to establish a "Loya Jirgah," or Grand Assembly, process by selecting, respecting, and following the decisions of leaders that would lead to the people of Afghanistan determining their own destiny through a democratic process and free and fair elections; and (2) the continuing efforts of former King Mohammed Zahir Shah and other responsible parties searching for peace to convene an emergency Loya Jirgah to reestablish a representative government in Afghanistan that respects the rights of the people of all ethnic and religious groups, to bring freedom, peace, and stability to Afghanistan, and to end terrorist activities, drug production, and human rights abuses in Afghanistan.