H.Con.Res.426 - Concerning the violence in the Middle East.106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Gilman, Benjamin A. [R-NY-20] (Introduced 10/12/2000)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||10/25/2000 Received in the Senate.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||10/25/2000 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.426 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Expresses the solidarity of Congress with the state and people of Israel at this time of crisis. Condemns the Palestinian leadership for encouraging the violence and doing so little for so long to stop it.
Introduced in House (10/12/2000)
Calls upon the Palestinian leadership to: (1) refrain from exhortations to public incitement; and (2) vigorously use its security forces to act immediately to stop all violence, to show respect for all holy sites, and to settle all grievances through negotiations.
Commends successive Administrations on their continuing efforts to achieve peace in the Middle East.
Calls upon: (1) the current Administration to use its veto power at the United Nations Security Council to ensure that the Security Council does not again adopt unbalanced resolutions addressing the uncontrolled violence in the areas controlled by the Palestinian Authority; and (2) all involved parties to make all possible efforts to reinvigorate the peace process.