The US House of Representatives approved a bipartisan Georgia Support Act.
According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, approved bill confirms Georgia-US strategic partnership. The bipartisan act highlights the strong support of the US to Georgia’s sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity and initiates imposition of sanctions against those who violate human rights across occupied regions.
The Congressmen welcome free and fair elections, transparency of public sector and accountability as well as supremacy of law and struggle against corruption. The bill had about 31 co-sponsors from both the Democratic and Republican parties.
The congressmen support Georgia's Euro-Atlantic and European integration and propose further strengthening of US-Georgian relations in defense and security.
The bill also calls on the US administration to take effective steps to strengthen Georgia's capacity to fight against Russian propaganda and false information.
The document was presented by co-Chairs of Congressmen Gerry Connolly and Adam Kinzinger.