Expressing the sense of the Senate Concerning the Humanitarian Crisis in Syria and Neighboring Countries, Resulting Humanitarian and Developing Challenges, and the Urgent Need for a Political Solution to the Crisis

March 13, 2014
April 3, 2014
Agreed to in Senate

Introduced on the third anniversary of the Syrian conflict, this resolution calls for a political solution to the ongoing humanitarian crisis. It also, inter alia, calls on the president to put together a humanitarian response strategy, urges all parties to the conflict to allow the delivery of humanitarian assistance, and condemns the unlawful use of violence against civilians, particularly by the Syrian government.

26 cosponsors (18D, 7R, 1I).

See also: H. Con. Res. 51 of 9/9/13, and H. Res. 520 of 3/14/14.

Last major action: 4/3/14 Agreed to in the Senate by voice vote.

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