H.Res.1201 - Expressing the grave concern of the House of Representatives for Hezbollah, Syria, and Iran's continued actions to undermine the legitimate Lebanese Government of Prime Minister Fuad Siniora, and their systematic violation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions 1559, 1680, 1701, and 1747.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-2] (Introduced 05/15/2008)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||05/15/2008 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.|
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Summary: H.Res.1201 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/15/2008)
Demands that U.N. Security Council Resolutions 1559, 1680, 1701, and 1747 concerning Lebanon be implemented.
Calls for the immediate election of a Lebanese president in accordance with the Lebanese constitution.
Expresses: (1) support for the legitimate government of Prime Minister Fuad Siniora and the extension of its authority throughout Lebanon; (2) support for a democratic Lebanon; (3) support for United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) troops; (4) concern that the international community's failure to live up to its commitments to stop Hezbollah's rearmament could once again lead to war; and (5) commitment to the release of the abducted Israeli soldiers.
Condemns Iran and Syria for sponsoring and arming terrorist organizations internationally and within Lebanon.