H.Res.1077 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the continued importance of the United States-Lebanon relationship.116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. LaHood, Darin [R-IL-18] (Introduced 07/31/2020)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs|
|Committee Meetings:||10/01/20 10:00AM|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/01/2020 Subcommittee on Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Discharged. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.1077 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/31/2020)
This resolution recognizes the role of Lebanon and its institutions as historic examples of democratic values in the Middle East and expresses support for the continuation of democracy and democratic ideals in Lebanon. Further, the resolution recognizes the Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) as the sole institution entrusted with the defense of the sovereignty of Lebanon and supports strengthening U.S. partnerships with the LAF.
The resolution also expresses support for the rights of the Lebanese people, and it encourages Lebanon to combat corruption in government, execute structural reforms, and work with international financial institutions to stabilize the economy.