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Call Senators to Support Kerry Resolution on Withdrawal

Call Your Senators to Urge Them to Vote for John Kerry's Amendment S.2766 to withdraw US forces from Iraq by end of 2006. The vote is expected to take place by June 13, 2006.

In New Jersey, call:

Sen. Robert Menendez 202-224-4744

Sen. Frank Lautenberg 202-224-3224

For other Senators click HERE.

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Excerpts of S.2766 introduced in the United States Senate on June 12, 2006

Purpose: To require the withdrawal of United States Armed Forces from Iraq and urge the convening of an Iraq summit.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES—109TH Cong., 2d Sess.

S.2766 SEC. 1084

UNITED STATES POLICY ON IRAQ.

(a) WITHDRAWAL OF TROOPS FROM IRAQ. --

(1) SCHEDULE FOR WITHDRAWAL. -- The President shall reach an agreement as soon as possible with the Government Iraq on a schedule for the withdrawal of United States combat troops from Iraq by December 31, 2006, leaving only forces that are critical to completing the mission of standing up Iraqi security forces.

(2) CONSULTATION WITH CONGRESS REQUIRED. -- The President shall consult with Congress regarding such schedule and shall present such withdrawal agreement to Congress immediately upon the completion of the agreement.

(b) IRAQ SUMMIT. -- The President should convene a summit as soon as possible that includes the leaders of the Government of Iraq, leaders of the governments of each country bordering Iraq, representatives of the Arab League, the Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization representatives of the European Union, and leaders of the governments of each permanent member of the United Nations Security Council, for the purpose of reaching a comprehensive political agreement for Iraq that addresses fundamental issues including federalism, oil revenues, the militias, security guarantees, reconstruction, economic assistance, and border security.


Click HERE to see Kerry's SJ Res 33 resolution introduced in the Senate previously (not connected to above amendment)

 
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