US Senate expresses firm support of Israel


Senate resolution backs ‘Israel’s inherent right to act in self-defense to protect citizens against terrorism’

Yitzhak Benhroin

Published: 11.16.12, 04:34 / Israel News

 

 

 

WASHINGTON – The United States Senate sent an overwhelming message of solidarity with Israel on Thursday with the passage by unanimous consent of a resolution introduced by Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Mark Kirk.

 

The bipartisan resolution, with 62 Senators as co-sponsors joining the two, expressed firm support for Israel’s “inherent right to act in self-defense to protect its citizens against acts of terrorism.”