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H.Con.Res. 355 (102nd): Concerning Israel’s recent elections and the visit by Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin to the United States.

The text of the bill below is as of Aug 12, 1992 (Passed Congress).


Agreed to August 12, 1992

One Hundred Second Congress of the United States of America


Begun and held at the City of Washington on Friday, the third day of January,

one thousand nine hundred and ninety-two

Concurrent Resolution

Whereas the Israeli public recently went to the polls to participate in the only fully free and democratic elections in the Middle East;

Whereas Israel has faced serious outside threats to her existence since 1948 and has never compromised the democratic system upon which the nation was founded;

Whereas as a result of democratic elections, a peaceful and orderly transfer of power has taken place;

Whereas the elections and debate leading to them demonstrated to the world the openness and vibrancy of Israeli democracy;

Whereas Israel is actively committed to the absorption of close to 1,000,000 refugees over the next several years;

Whereas Israel remains committed and engaged in the Mideast peace process and is seeking an acceleration of that process; and

Whereas Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin is currently visiting the United States: Now, therefore, be it

    Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That the Congress--

      (1) congratulates the citizens of Israel on concluding fair and open democratic elections;

      (2) welcomes Prime Minister Rabin to the United States and applauds his statements and actions encouraging active participation in the search for peace; and

      (3) calls upon all parties in the region to actively and seriously engage in the peace process.


Clerk of the House of Representatives.


Secretary of the Senate.