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Passed House amended (10/16/2003)

Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that France, Germany, Russia, and other nations should: (1) work with multilateral institutions and with creditor nations in the "Paris Club" to establish a debt forgiveness program for Iraq to aid its reconstruction; (2) make generous pledges for the reconstruction of Iraq at the International Conference on Reconstruction in Iraq to be held in Madrid; and (3) acknowledge the role that Iraq's current debt plays in hindering its reconstruction.