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Rosen Statement on News of Diplomatic Relations Between Israel and Bahrain

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement in response to Bahrain’s announcement that it would join the United Arab Emirates in establishing full diplomatic relations with Israel.

“Today’s news is a continuation of developments in the Middle East that may ultimately lead to lasting peace in the region,” said Senator Rosen. “Support for peace between Israel and its neighbors has enjoyed longstanding bipartisan support in Congress, and for good...

Rosen Statement on Diplomatic Relations Between Israel and the United Arab Emirates

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) released the following statement in response to news that Israel and the United Arab Emirates have agreed to establish formal diplomatic relations between the countries.

“Today’s agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates is a historic milestone on the path to regional peace,” said Senator Rosen.  “It is my hope that this agreement paves the way for additional cooperation between Israel and other Arab states, which can only...

Rosen Leads Bipartisan Group of Colleagues in Calling on European Union to Designate Hezbollah as a Terrorist Organization

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) and Representatives Lee Zeldin (R-NY) and Ted Deutch (D-FL) in leading a bipartisan and bicameral group of over two dozen Members of Congress urging European Union (EU) member states to designate the entirety of Hezbollah as a terrorist organization. Hezbollah has increasingly used Europe as a launching pad for its criminal and terrorist activities, including money laundering, drug smuggling, recruitment,...

Rosen Statement on Possible Israeli Annexation of West Bank

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Rosen released the following statement regarding Israel’s possible unilateral annexation of the West Bank.

 

As the third female Jewish Senator in U.S. history, as well as the first former synagogue president to serve in the United States Senate, ensuring that Israel remains safe and secure and strengthening the U.S.-Israel relationship are of paramount importance to me,” said Senator Rosen. “In Congress, I have been and will continue to be a steadfast voice...

Rosen, Toomey Introduce Legislation Calling on UN to Extend Arms Embargo on Iran

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV) joined Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) in introducing a bipartisan resolution calling on the United Nations (UN) to extend its arms embargo on Iran. The UN arms embargo, which restricts Iran’s conventional weapons imports and exports, expires in October 2020.
 
“In the face of increasing threats in the region from Iran and its proxies, the U.S. must remain strong in our resolve,” said Senator Rosen. “The United Nations arms embargo has limited...

Rosen Travels to Israel for Official Visit and Highlights Strong Support for our Closest Ally in the Middle East

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Jacky Rosen (D-NV), the third female Jewish Senator in U.S. history, as well as the first former synagogue president to serve in the United States Senate, wrapped up a successful seven-day official visit to Israel.   The Senator engaged in high-level policy briefings and meetings with renowned experts on Israel’s security, US-Israel cybersecurity cooperation, clean energy, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Holocaust education, international law, and Israel's...