More important, they encouraged the Soviet government to do the same.
That would certainly encourage national governments to take a more progressive line.
I would encourage national governments to do all they can to help small business, which is the backbone of our economy.
An early private member's bill encouraged the government to relax divorce laws.
So let's cheer that things are going in the right direction and encourage the government to keep its nerve.
The Commission and other donors are working together to encourage the government to increase transparency.
They also assisted these groups in encouraging the Chinese government to review environmental impacts.
He encouraged the government to requisition the workers, and signed the order himself.
"We'll use every diplomatic means at our disposal to encourage the new government to continue the restoration work."
"Our policy is to encourage the Chinese government to respect free expression and freedom of religion, which are protected by law," he said.