S.Res.684 - A resolution calling for a comprehensive strategy to address the crisis in Darfur, Sudan.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Durbin, Richard [D-IL] (Introduced 09/24/2008)|
|Latest Action:||09/24/2008 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S9435-9436; text as passed Senate: CR S9436; text of measure as introduced: CR S9425) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.684 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (09/24/2008)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Urges the President, the U.N. Secretary-General, the African Union, and members of the international community to pursue a comprehensive solution to the crisis in Darfur, Sudan.
Condemns: (1) the government of Sudan for its continued obstruction of the deployment of United Nations-African Union peacekeepers; and (2) the ongoing acts of violence in, and obstruction of aid to, Darfur committed by all parties.
Calls upon the government of Sudan and armed parties in the region to declare a cessation of hostilities, abide by the U.N. arms embargo, cease attacks upon humanitarian organizations, and participate in international efforts to negotiate a political settlement.