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, 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).
26 cosponsors (24R, 2D).
See also: identical resolution S. Con. Res. 35 of 4/19/16.
Last major action: 4/15/16 referred to House Comm. on Foreign Affairs.