H.Con.Res. 188 (105th): Expressing the sense of the Congress regarding Turkey’s claim of sovereignty to the islets in the Aegean Sea called Imia by Greece and Kardak by Turkey.


Nov 7, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on November 7, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael Pappas
Representative for New Jersey's 12th congressional district


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Expresses the sense of the Congress that the islets of Imia in the Aegean Sea are sovereign territory of Greece under international law.

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The “H.Con.Res.” in “H.Con.Res. 188” means this is a House concurrent resolution in the United States Congress. A concurrent resolution is often used for matters that affect the rules of Congress or to express the sentiment of Congress. It must be agreed to by both the House and Senate in identical form but is not signed by the President and does not carry the force of law.

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Nov 7, 1997


42 cosponsors (25D, 17R) (show)
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