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Committee on Foreign AffairsIntroducedMay 12th, 2009
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Expressing the support of Congress for the Jewish community in Venezuela.
Condemns the anti-Semitic acts in Venezuela. Expresses: (1) support for all Venezuelan citizens targeted by the Chavez government, including those in the Jewish community; and (2) concern regarding the increased collaboration between the Iranian regime, Hezbollah, and the Venezuela government, and such collaboration's ramifications for Venezuela's Jewish community. Calls on the government of Venezuela to abide by its international obligations and to protect the rights of the Jewish Venezuelan community. Encourages the President and the Secretary of State to reach out to democracy and human rights activists in Venezuela and to assist them in combating anti-Semitism in Venezuela.