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PEACE NEGOTIATIONS IN CHECHNYA

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1841A1: tabled on 04 November 2002

Tabled in the 2001-02 session.

This motion has been signed by 4 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Ann Clwyd on 31 October 2002. This is amendment number 1.

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Suggested amendment

at end add '; and in the meantime urges the UK Government to halt the deportation of all Chechens.'.

Original motion text

That this House deplores the taking of over 700 hostages in Moscow by Chechen rebels last week and the consequent loss of life; strongly urges the Russian Government not to authorise an indiscriminate response; is appalled by the continuing atrocities against civilians committed by both Chechen rebels and Russian military forces; calls upon all sides to the conflict to bring an end to the misery of Chechen civilians, to renounce the use of armed force, and to commit themselves unequivocally to negotiations for a comprehensive settlement in Chechnya; and urges the international community to facilitate negotiations between all parties committed to the peace and stability of the area.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this amendment.