Expressing the support of Congress for the Jewish community in Venezuela

May 12, 2009
May 12, 2009
Referred to House (sub)committee

28 cosponsors.

Citing reports of an increase in anti-Semitic acts in Venezuela, including statements by Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez that demonized Israel; Chavez’s expulsion of Israel’s ambassador to Venezuela and severing of relations with Israel; and reports of Hamas and Hizballah operating in Venezuela, the resolution condemns the anti-Semitic acts in Venezuela; express support for those targeted by the Venezuelan government; and expresses grave concern regarding the increased collaboration between Iran, Hizballah, and the Venezuelan government.

See also: similar measure H. Res. 174 of 2/13/09; related measure S. Con. Res. 11 of 3/19/09.

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