Alexander's Statement Regarding Senate Passage of Resolution Condemning Hezbollah and Hamas

Posted on July 19, 2006

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) issued the following statement after the Senate unanimously approved a resolution condemning Hezbollah and Hamas and their state sponsors and supporting Israel’s exercise of its right to self-defense: “We must hold terrorists accountable for their actions. I stand by our friends in Israel and believe their kidnapped soldiers should be returned safely and immediately. At the same time, it’s important that all sides make every effort to protect innocent civilians during this crisis.”