S.Res.309 - A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that Bosnia and Herzegovina should be congratulated on the 10th anniversary of its recognition by the United States.107th Congress (2001-2002)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Biden, Joseph R., Jr. [D-DE] (Introduced 07/26/2002)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 09/10/2002 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8473-8474; text as passed Senate: CR S8473-8474) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.309 — 107th Congress (2001-2002)All Information (Except Text)
Commends Bosnia and Herzegovina for its progress during the past decade on implementing the Dayton Peace Agreement and the Constituent Peoples' Decision of its Constitutional Court. Calls for further strengthening of respect for human rights, the rule of law, and its free market economy. Urges Bosnia and Herzegovina to make all national institutions and state-level governmental bodies mandated by the Dayton Agreement fully operational.
Passed Senate amended (09/10/2002)
Expresses support for: (1) Bosnia and Herzegovina's aspiration to become a member of the Partnership for Peace; and (2) creating a joint military command as soon as possible.
Urges Bosnia and Herzegovina to accelerate the return of refugees and displaced persons and to intensify its cooperation with the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia at The Hague, in particular with regard to surrendering to the Court individuals indicted for war crimes.
Reaffirms the importance for Bosnia and Herzegovina's future of participation in the European integration process and welcomes the improvement in mutual cooperation among the successor states of the former Yugoslavia and the strengthening of cooperation within the region.
Recognizes the important role of the Bosnian-Herzegovinian-American community in improving bilateral relations.