Summary: S.Res.96 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (05/05/1999)

Expresses the sense of the Senate that: (1) the United States should promptly contribute to the United Nations Trust Fund which will provide support for the East Timor ballot process; and (2) any agreement for the sale, transfer, or licensing of any military equipment for Indonesia entered into by the United States should state that such equipment will not be used in East Timor. Urges: (1) the President and the Secretaries of State and Defense to intensify their efforts to urge the Indonesian Government and military to disarm and disband anti-independence militias and grant full access to East Timor by international human rights monitors, humanitarian organizations, and the press; and (2) the President to report to the Congress on steps taken by the Indonesian Government and military to ensure a stable and secure environment in East Timor.