H.Res.508 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the President of the United States should use the full authority of his office to convene international negotiations intended to stop the civil war in Syria.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4] (Introduced 11/02/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 02/12/2016 Referred to the Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.508 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/02/2015)
Calls on the President to convene international negotiations to stop the civil war in Syria.
Requests that these negotiations:
- stabilize the country and provide for political change towards a popularly supported, accountable Syrian leadership;
- implement measures to protect, and stem the flow of, refugees from Syria and provide for their return; and
- create a coordinated international strategy for the defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
Calls on other nations that have an interest or involvement in the region and conflict to join these negotiations and commit to transitioning from the current al-Assad government and countering ISIL.