H.Res.107 - Calling for the immediate and unconditional release of Israeli soldiers held captive by Hamas and Hezbollah, and for other purposes.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ackerman, Gary L. [D-NY-5] (Introduced 01/30/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/13/2007 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.107 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (03/13/2007)
Demands that: (1) Hamas release Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit; (2) Hezbollah accept the mandate of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1701 by releasing Israeli soldiers Ehud Goldwasser and Eldad Regev; and (3) Hezbollah and Hamas accede to basic standards of humanitarian conduct and allow access to the Israeli captives by competent medical personnel and representatives of the International Committee of the Red Cross.
Expresses: (1) commitment to Israel's survival as a Jewish and democratic state with secure borders; (2) support and interest in achieving a resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the creation of a viable and independent Palestinian state living in peace alongside Israel; (3) concern for the families of Gilad Shalit, Ehud Goldwasser, and Eldad Regev, and all other missing Israeli soldiers; and (4) commitment to seek the Israeli captives' release.
Condemns: (1) Hamas and Hezbollah for the cross border attacks and kidnappings which precipitated the armed conflict between Israel, Hezbollah, and armed Palestinian groups; and (2) Iran and Syria, the primary state sponsors of global terrorism and the patrons of Hezbollah and Hamas, for their ongoing support for international terrorism.