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H.Con.Res. 139: Condemning President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran for addressing the United Nations on Yom Kippur. Read More

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This resolution was introduced on Sep 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

Condemning President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran for addressing the United Nations on Yom Kippur.

Whereas Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has specifically threatened both the United States and Israel publicly and politically on a continual basis; Whereas Ahmadinejad and the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran have directly threatened several friends and allies of the United States, whom are all members of the United Nations General Assembly; Whereas Ahmadinejad recently stated, ``The very existence of the Zionist regime is an insult to humankind and an affront to all world nations'' and has consistently referred to Zionists in both the United States and Israel as ``the true manifestation of Satan''; Whereas Ahmadinejad has often called for the destruction of Israel, demanding for it to be ``wiped off the map''; Whereas Ahmadinejad has consistently denied the evidence of the Holocaust, an event that took the lives of more than 6,000,000 Jewish people; Whereas under Article 2, paragraph 4 of the United Nations Charter, all members of the United Nations shall refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any state, but Ahmadinejad has specifically failed to do so; Whereas Ahmadinejad and his regime pose a clear threat to national security interests in the United States, as demonstrated by Tehran's nuclear program and their enduring assistance to terrorist groups in the Middle East and the Western Hemisphere including Hamas, Hezbollah, and other extremists that...

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Bill Summary

H.Con.Res. 139: Condemning President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and the leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran for addressing the United Nations on Yom Kippur.

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