S.Res.321 - A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.110th Congress (2007-2008)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Feinstein, Dianne [D-CA] (Introduced 09/19/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||09/19/2007 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S11757-11758) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.321 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (09/19/2007)
Reaffirms the Senate's commitment to: (1) a lasting solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict based on the establishment of two states, Israel and Palestine; and (2) Israel's security.
Denounces the use of violence and terror.
Calls on: (1) President Bush to engage Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) to begin negotiations; (2) Hamas to recognize Israel's right to exist, renounce and end all terror and incitement, and accept past agreements and obligations with Israel; (3) moderate Arab states to intensify their diplomatic efforts toward a two-state solution; and (4) Israeli and Palestinian leaders to embrace efforts to achieve peace and refrain from taking any actions that would prejudice final status negotiations.
Welcomes the Arab League Peace Initiative.
Urges President Bush to consider appointing as Special Envoy for Middle East Peace an individual who has held cabinet rank or someone equally qualified with an extensive knowledge of foreign affairs and the Middle East region in particular.