Summary: S.Con.Res.62 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (08/03/2001)

Congratulates the people of Ukraine on their tenth anniversary of independence.

Calls for: (1) the President, Prime Minister, and Parliament of Ukraine to continue to enact political reforms necessary to ensure that the Government of Ukraine transparently represent the interests of the Ukrainian people; (2) the Government and President of Ukraine to promote fundamental democratic principles of freedom of speech, assembly, and the press and to actively pursue investigations into violence committed against journalists; (3) the Government to uphold international standards and procedures of free and fair elections in preparation for its upcoming parliamentary elections in March 2002, to continue to accelerate its efforts to transform its economy to one founded on free market principles, and to follow a westward-leaning foreign policy whose priority is the integration of Ukraine into Euro-Atlantic structures; and (4) the President of the United States to continue to consider the interests and security of Ukraine in reviewing or revising any European military and security arrangements, understandings, or treaties and to continue to support and encourage Ukraine's role in NATO's Partnership for Peace program and the deepening of Ukraine's relationship with NATO.