H.Con.Res.21 - Calling on the United Nations Security Council to charge Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad with violating the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide and United Nations Charter because of his calls for the destruction of the State of Israel.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Rothman, Steven R. [D-NJ-9] (Introduced 01/09/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs | Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||06/21/2007 Received in the Senate and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||06/20/2007 : Passed House|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.21 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (06/20/2007)
Condemns Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's statements and policies aimed at Israel's destruction.
Calls on the U.N. Security Council to charge President Ahmadinejad with violating the 1948 Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide and Article 2, Section 4, of the U.N. Charter.
Calls on the Security Council and all U.N. member states to consider stronger measures to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons, which would be a dangerous violation of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty and a potential means of carrying out President Ahmadinejad's threats against Israel.
Reaffirms the U.S.-Israeli strategic partnership and close friendship and reasserts the U.S. commitment to defend Israel's right to exist as a free and democratic state.