S.Res.268 - A resolution condemning the September 2013 terrorist attack at the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, and reaffirming United States support for the people and Government of Kenya, and for other purposes.113th Congress (2013-2014)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Coons, Christopher A. [D-DE] (Introduced 10/11/2013)|
|Committees:||Senate - Foreign Relations|
|Latest Action:||11/06/2013 Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7888-7889) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.268 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed Senate without amendment (11/06/2013)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Condemns the atrocities and terrorist attack that occurred at the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, from September 21 through 24, 2013.
Offers condolences to the families, friends, and loved ones of those who were killed in the attack and expresses hope for the recovery of the wounded, including U.S. citizens.
Recognizes the many heroic acts by Kenyan citizens, first responders, and the Kenya Red Cross to rescue those caught in the Westgate Mall attack.
Reaffirms U.S. support for the efforts of the government and people of Kenya to combat terrorism, promote tolerance, and bring the perpetrators of the Westgate Mall attack to justice.
Commends Kenya's continued participation in the African Union Mission in Somalia.
Recognizes Kenya as an important U.S. ally and partner.