S.Res.408 - A resolution supporting the construction by Israel of a security fence to prevent Palestinian terrorist attacks, condemning the decision of the International Court of Justice on the legality of the security fence, and urging no further action by the United Nations to delay or prevent the construction of the security fence.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Smith, Gordon H. [R-OR] (Introduced 07/20/2004)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/20/2004 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S8484-8485) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.408 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/20/2004)
States that the Senate recognizes Israel's right of self-defense against Palestinian terrorist attacks, and supports the construction of a security fence, the route of which, with the support of the Government of Israel, takes into account the need to minimize Palestinian land confiscation and the imposition of hardships on the Palestinian people.
Condemns the decision of the International Court of Justice on the legality of the security fence.
Urges the United States to vote against any further United Nations action that could delay or prevent the construction of the security fence and to engage in a diplomatic campaign to persuade other countries to do the same.