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H.Res. 684 (115th): Objecting to the United Nations General Assembly Resolution A/RES/ES-10/19, which criticizes the United States’ recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel.

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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Jan 11, 2018.


Affirms the President's December 6, 2017, proclamation recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and announcing the relocation of the U.S. Embassy to Israel as soon as practicable.

Opposes and calls for the repeal of United Nations General Assembly Resolution A/RES/ES-10/19 of December 21, 2017, which criticizes U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital.

Reaffirms that a sustainable peace agreement will only result from direct, bilateral negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians and cannot be imposed by international organizations.