A concurrent resolution 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

April 19, 2016
April 19, 2016
Referred to Senate (sub)committee

Like identical measure H. Con. Res. 128 of 4/15/16, this resolution stated that the UN cannot be a “truly neutral arbiter” and that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict can only be resolved through bilateral negotiations. It also called for the Obama administration to veto any UNSC resolutions concerning “Israeli-controlled territories” (i.e. Israel’s settlements in the oPt).

It was introduced a month after the Wall Street Journal reported (3/7) that the Obama administration was considering support for a UNSC resolution calling for Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.

15 cosponsors (14R, 1D).

Last major action: 4/19/16 referred to Senate Comm. on Foreign Relations.

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