Tuesday, 4 March 2014
I seek leave to amend general business notice of motion No. 139 standing in my name for today relating to Ukraine.
I move the motion as amended:
That the Senate—
(a) notes, with concern, the decision of the Russian Parliament to authorise the use of force against Ukraine;
(c) urges all parties to exercise restraint, and to seek to resolve the situation peacefully; and
(d) calls on the Australian Government to continue to work together with the international community, including as a member of the UN Security Council, to seek a peaceful resolution to the situation in Ukraine through dialogue.
Question agreed to.