H.Con.Res.157 - Expressing the sense of Congress that the United States should continue to exercise its veto in the United Nations Security Council on resolutions regarding the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and oppose anti-Israel measures considered by the United Nations General Assembly.114th Congress (2015-2016)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] (Introduced 09/20/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 09/20/2016 Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.157 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/20/2016)
Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) any resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process can only come through direct, bilateral negotiations between the Israeli government and the Palestinian Authority; and (2) the U.S. government, through its Permanent Representative to the United Nations, should continue its practice of vetoing any Security Council resolution that unilaterally recognizes a Palestinian state, makes declarations concerning Israeli-controlled territories, or dictates terms for the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Expresses support for individuals and organizations working to encourage cooperation between Israelis and Palestinians dedicated to achieving a peaceful resolution to the conflict.