Summary: S.Res.18 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (06/05/2017)

Declares that the Senate:

  • upholds its commitment to the partnership between the United States and Argentina and reaffirms that Argentina is a major U.S. ally;
  • encourages the Department of State to coordinate an interagency strategy to increase cooperation with the government of Argentina on areas of bilateral, regional, and global concern;
  • commends President Mauricio Macri and his Administration for making far-reaching economic reforms;
  • encourages efforts to promote inclusive economic growth and reduce inequality;
  • encourages such government to continue to investigate and prosecute those responsible for the 1994 bombing of the Argentine-Israeli Mutual Association (AMIA) in Buenos Aires and the death of AMIA special prosecutor Alberto Nisman;
  • expresses its desire that the growing partnership between the United States and Argentina will result in greater cooperation at multilateral institutions; and
  • supports the continuing implementation of the United States Trade and Investment Framework Agreement with Argentina and Argentina's efforts toward greater integration with the global economy.