H.Res.965 - Commending the people of Montenegro on the conduct of the referendum on independence, welcoming United States recognition of the sovereignty and independence of the Republic of Montenegro, and welcoming Montenegrin membership in the United Nations and other international organizations.109th Congress (2005-2006)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Lantos, Tom [D-CA-12] (Introduced 07/28/2006)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||09/25/2006 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.965 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (09/25/2006)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Commends the people and government of the Republic of Montenegro for the free and responsible way in which the referendum on independence was conducted and acknowledges the broad participation of Montenegro's citizens in that important vote.
Congratulates the people of Montenegro on their decision to establish an independent and sovereign state and welcomes them to the community of nations.
Welcomes the U.S. decision to recognize the Republic of Montenegro's sovereignty and independence and urges the expeditious establishment of diplomatic relations between our two countries.
Urges the people and government of Montenegro to continue to embrace the principles of democratic government and to take actions to encourage respect for human rights, for a free market economy, and for a democratic society.