H.Res.742 - Condemning the Government of the Russian Federation for providing weapons to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad of Syria.112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Richardson, Laura [D-CA-37] (Introduced 07/26/2012)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||08/01/2012 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.|
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Summary: H.Res.742 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/26/2012)
Condemns Russia for: (1) supporting the criminal regime of President Bashar al-Assad in Syria, (2) transferring weapons to the Assad regime, and (3) opposing resolutions from the U.N. Security Council regarding Syria.
Concludes that Russian actions have: (1) enabled the Assad regime to maintain power and perpetrate mass atrocities; and (2) undermined U.S. national security interests, as well as the stability of the entire Middle East.
Urges Russia to: (1) end weapons transfers to the Assad regime; (2) call on the Assad regime to end all violence against civilians; (3) support international sanctions against Syria; and (4) support a peaceful transition of Syrian government leadership, starting with the early departure of Bashar al-Assad.