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 15, 2016
April 15, 2016
Referred to House (sub)committee

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.

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