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106 STAT. 5192 CONCURRENT RESOLUTIONS—JUNE 18, 1992 June 18, 1992 JERUSALEM REUNIFICATION—TWENTY-FIFTH [S. Con. Res. 113] ANNIVERSARY Whereas for three thousand years Jerusalem has been the focal point of Jewish religious devotion; "Whereas Jerusalem is also considered a holy city by the members of other religious faiths; "Whereas the once thriving Jewish community of the historic Old City of Jerusalem was driven out by force during the 1948 Arab- Israeli "War; Whereas from 1948 to 1967 Jerusalem was a divided city and Israeli citizens of all faiths as well as Jewish citizens of all states were denied access to holy sites in the area controlled by Jordan; Whereas in 1967 Jerusalem was reimited during the conflict known as the Six Day War; Whereas since 1967 Jerusalem has been a united city administered by Israel and persons of all religious faiths have been guaranteed fall access to holy sites within the city; Whereas this year marks the twenty-fifth year that Jerusalem has been administered as a unified city in which the religious rights of all faiths have been respected and protected; Whereas in 1990 the United States Senate and House of Representatives overwhelmingly declared that Jerusalem, the capital of Israel, "must remain an imdivided city"; "Whereas United Nations Security Council Resolutions 681 and 726 have raised iuiderstandable concern in Israel that Jerusalem might one day be redivided and access to religious sites in Jerusalem denied to Israeli citizens of all faiths and Jewish citizens of other states; and Whereas such concerns inhibit and complicate the search for a lasting peace in the region: Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That the Congress— (1) congratulates the residents of Jerusalem and the people of Israel on the twenty-fifth anniversary of the reunification of that historic city; (2) strongly believes that Jerusalem must remain an undivided city in which the religious rights of every ethnic and religious group are protected as they have been by Israel during the past twenty-five years; and (3) calls upon the President and the Secretary of State to issue an unequivocal statement in support of these principles. Agreed to June 18, 1992. June 29, 1992 JOINT CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE ON [s. Con. Res. 102] INAUGURAL CEREMONIES Resolved by the Senate (the House of Representatives concurring), That a Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies ^ consisting of three Senators and three Representatives, to be appointed by the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, respectively, is authorized to make the necessary arrangements for the inauguration of the President-elect