H.Res.409 - Repudiating the recent anti-Semitic sentiments expressed by Dr. Mahathir Mohamad, the outgoing prime minister of Malaysia, which makes peace in the Middle East and around the world more elusive.108th Congress (2003-2004)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Blunt, Roy [R-MO-7] (Introduced 10/21/2003)|
|Committees:||House - International Relations|
|Latest Action:||10/30/2003 On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 411 - 0, 1 Present (Roll no. 593).|
|Major Recorded Votes:||10/30/2003 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Res.409 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House without amendment (10/30/2003)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)
Repudiates the anti-Semitic rhetoric of the outgoing prime minister of Malaysia, Dr. Mahathir Mohamad.
Reaffirms the rebuke by President George W. Bush of Dr. Mahathir and his injurious sentiments on October 20, 2003, stating that the remarks "stand squarely against what I believe."
Calls upon other governments and international bodies, notably the European Union, to condemn these remarks as dangerous incitement.
Deplores the tacit acquiescence of those in attendance at the October 2003 Organization of the Islamic Conference.