Georgian foreign ministry releases Foreign Relations Authorization Act adopted by U.S. Congress House of Representatives
Georgia, Tbilisi, June 12 / Trend , N. Kirtskhalia/
On June 11, U.S. Congress House of Representatives adopted Foreign Relations Authorization Act for 2010-2011. The act was initiated by chairman of the foreign relations committee Howard Berman.
Georgian Foreign Ministry public relations office said the act stressed the importance of development of democratic governance in Georgia and consolidation for Georgia's Euro-Atlantic integration, stability in Caucasus and U.S. national security.
Under the act, U.S. urges EU member states and world community to resolve the issue of Russian troops' withdrawal from Georgian lands under ceasefire agreement signed in August and September 2008.
It also urges Russia to refuse recognition of Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
The act also calls for mechanism of providing information to the House of Representatives about U.S. expenditures for reconstruction in Georgia, description of funded programs, evaluations of results of these programs and analyze the implementation of the Strategic Partnership Charter between the United States and Georgia.
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