Summary: H.Res.786 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed House without amendment (09/19/2012)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Recognizes the selfless commitment to U.S. national security and to Libya's transitional democracy by the brave U.S. citizens who lost their lives in the unjustified attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya.

Expresses deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of those U.S. public servants killed in Benghazi, Libya.

Condemns the terrorists who planned and conducted the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, and those who vandalized the U.S. embassies in Cairo, Egypt, and Sana'a, Yemen.

Expresses concern about the security situation in Libya, Egypt, and Yemen, and with the threat posed to the region and U.S. interests by extremists and terrorists.

Expresses appreciation for the actions of those who sought to protect the U.S. diplomats and diplomatic facilities.

Calls upon all governments to continue to work closely with the Department of State to: (1) ensure security of diplomatic facilities, (2) secure their borders, and (3) combat terrorists and extremists who operate within their sovereign territory.

Calls upon the governments of Libya, Egypt, and Yemen, in full cooperation with the U.S. government, to bring the perpetrators of these attacks to justice.

Reiterates the commitment of the United States to promoting its core values, including support for democracy, human rights, individual and religious freedom, and respect for human dignity.