Expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the Israeli-Palestinian peace process

September 19, 2007
September 19, 2007
Referred to Senate (sub)committee

37 cosponsors.

Expresses support for two-state solution, an “unwavering commitment to Israel’s security”, denounces the use of violence, calls on President Bush to employ robust diplomacy and appoint a high ranking U.S. official as envoy to the region, cautions the PA and Israel against actions that would prejudice final status negotiations, calls on Hamas to adhere to the three Quartet principles for international recognition, and moderate Arab states to intensify diplomacy on behalf of the Arab Peace Initiative.

See also: similar measures H. Res. 143 on 2/8/07 and S. 224 on 6/7/07. Note: S. Res. 321 is an updated version of S. 224 and accounts for events in the region since the latter was introduced by adding “whereas” clauses related to Hamas’s military victory over Fatah in Gaza and the appointment of Tony Blair as Quartet envoy.

More info

For more information, Click Here to visit this measure’s page at

Legislation Topics