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October 17, 2003
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The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to impose sanctions on Syria unless it cracks down on terrorist groups. The Syria Accountability Act, which passed 398-4 Wednesday, requires the president to impose two sanctions from a list of six unless Syria ends its support for terrorism, stops developing weapons of mass destruction, pulls its troops from Lebanon and tightens its borders with Iraq.

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