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Passed House amended (11/17/1983)

(Measure passed House, amended)

Expresses the sense of the Congress that: (1) the Soviet Union should comply with certain international agreements relating to human rights by pursuing a more humane emigration policy, by releasing the Jewish Prisoners of Conscience, by ceasing harassment of Jews and others seeking to emigrate, and by restoring religious and cultural rights and ceasing official anti-semitism; (2) Soviet compliance with internationally recognized emigration rights would significantly promote improved relations with the United States; (3) the President should convey these concerns of Congress to the Soviet Union at every appropriate opportunity; and (4) the President should also convey these concerns to U.S. allies.