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H.Con.Res. 157: 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 and oppose anti-Israel measures considered by the United Nations General Assembly.

Title: 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 and oppose anti-Israel measures considered by the United Nations General Assembly.

Introduced: Sep 20, 2016 (114th Congress)

Sponsor: Rep. Alcee L. Hastings [D-FL20]

Status: Referred to Committee - Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Summary: Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) any resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian peace process can only come through direct, bilateral negotiations between the Israeli government and the Palestinian Authority; and (2) the U.S. government, through its Permanent Representative to the United Nations, should continue its practice of vetoing any Security Council resolution that unilaterally recognizes a Palestinian state, makes declarations concerning Israeli-controlled territories, or dictates terms for the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Expresses support for individuals and organizations working to encourage cooperation between Israelis and Palestinians dedicated to achieving a peaceful resolution to the conflict.

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