S.J.Res. 158 (98th): A joint resolution condemning the brutal behavior of the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics for the destruction of Korean Airlines Flight 007 with the loss of 269 innocent lives.


Sep 12, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on September 12, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Howard Baker Jr.

Senator from Tennessee


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Sep 12, 1983

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