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Passed House amended (05/02/2002)

Expresses: (1) solidarity with Israel as it takes necessary steps to provide security to its people by dismantling the terrorist infrastructure in the Palestinian areas; and (2) commitment to Israel's right to self-defense and support for additional U.S. assistance.

Condemns the recent wave of Palestinian suicide bombings and the ongoing support and coordination of terror by Yasir Arafat and other members of the Palestinian leadership.

Demands that the Palestinian Authority fulfill its commitment to dismantle the terrorist infrastructure in the Palestinian areas.

Expresses concern that Arafat's actions are not those of a viable partner for peace.

Urges all Arab states to declare their unqualified opposition to all forms of terrorism, particularly suicide bombing, and all parties in the region to pursue peace in the Middle East.

Commends the President for his leadership in addressing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Encourages the international community to take action to alleviate the humanitarian needs of the Palestinian people.