Celebrating the 40th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem

May 22, 2007
June 7, 2007
Referred to Senate (sub)committee

10 cosponsors.

Congratulates Israel for defeating enemies which sought to destroy the Jewish state, commends Egypt and Jordan for their wisdom in embracing co-existence with Israel, commends Israel for its administration of Jerusalem for the past 40 years where all religions have been respected, calls on the U.S. president and all U.S. officials to abide by the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995, which mandated moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, and finally, “urges the Palestinians and Arab countries to join with Israel in peace negotiations to resolve the Arab-Israeli conflict, including realization of the vision of two democratic states, Israeli and Palestinian, living side-by-side in peace and security.”

See also: similar measures H.R. 895 on 2/7/07, S.J. Res. 12 on 4/25/07, H. Con. Res. 131 on 4/25/07, and H. Con. Res. 171 on 6/20/07; related measure H.R. 2764 on 6/18/07.

Passed House by voice vote 6/5/07.

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