Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 106 Part 6.djvu/637

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CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS—JULY 9, 1992 106 STAT. 5195 ADJOURNMENT—HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES July 2, 1992 AND SENATE [H. Con. Res. 343] Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring). That when the House adjourns on the legislative day of Thursday, July 2, 1992, it stand adjourned until noon on Tuesday, July 7, 1992, and that when the House adjourns on the legislative day of Thursday, July 9, 1992, it stand adjourned until noon on Tuesday, July 21, 1992, or until noon on the second day after Members are notified to reassemble pursuant to section 2 of this concurrent resolution, whichever occurs first; and that when the Senate recesses or adjourns at the close of business on Thursday, July 2, 1992, or Friday, July 3, 1992, in accordance with this resolution, it stand recessed or adjourned until Monday, July 20, 1992, at such time as may be specified by the Majority Leader or his designee in the motion to recess or adjourn, or until noon on the second day after Members are notified to reassemble pursuant to section 2 of this concurrent resolution, whichever occurs first. SEC. 2. The Speaker of the House and the Majority Leader of the Senate, acting jointly after consultation with the Minority Leader of the House and the Minority Leader of the Senate, shall notify the Members of the House and the Senate, respectively, to reassemble whenever, in their opinion, the public interest shall warrant it. Agreed to July 2, 1992, SYRIA—WITHDRAWAL FROM LEBANON [s.'^^n.Reri29] Whereas Lebanon's sixteen-year civil war finally was ended by the Taif Agreement, brokered by the Arab League on October 22, 1989; Whereas the Taif Agreement is intended to lead to full restoration of Lebanon's sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity; Whereas S3aia continues to exert undue influence upon the government of Lebanon and maintains an estimated 40,000 S3^an armed forces in Lebanon; Whereas truly free and fair elections in Lebanon will not be possible in areas of foreign mihtary control; Whereas under the Taif Agreement the S3nians must withdraw their armed forces to the gateway of the Bekaa Valley by September 1992; and Whereas the success of the Taif Agreement depends upon timely Syrian withdrawal: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring)— (1) expresses continuing support for the Taif Agreement, signed in 1989; (2) csdls upon Sjoia to withdraw its armed forces to the gateway of the Bekaa Valley in September 1992, as required under the Taif Agreement, and as a prelude to complete withdrawal from Lebanon; (3) urges immediate consideration of possible alternatives to ensuring security in Beirut following the S5n*ian withdrawal, including the establishment of a United Nations or other multilateral presence in Beirut, if necessary; and