Summary: S.Res.317 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (12/11/2013)

Supports the sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity of Georgia and expresses concerns over the continued occupation of the Georgian regions of Abkhazia and South Ossetia by the Russian Federation.

Encourages the President to enhance U.S.-Georgia defense cooperation.

Supports Georgia's North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) membership aspirations.

Commends Georgia's determination to extend its Afghanistan mission beyond 2014.

Congratulates the government and people of Georgia on the Presidential election of October 27, 2013, and encourages the government to defend the rule of law, improve judicial independence, and protect the rights of political opposition.

Supports a U.S. and international election monitoring mission for this final phase of Georgia's election cycle.