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Three resolutions pending before the American Bar Association's House of Delegates concerning American foreign policy have been removed from the agenda.


The deleted motions urged the Government to reduce restrictions on visas for foreign citizens and on travel abroad by United States citizens, to express support for the International Court of Justice, and to begin negotiations with the Soviet Union aimed at a treaty to prohibit first use of nuclear weapons.


The resolutions would have been voted upon this week at the bar association's annual meeting. The decision to withdraw them came a few days after officials of the State Department and the National Security Council held a private briefing for the association's Board of Governors, primarily devoted to the problem of international terrorism. At that meeting or shortly afterward, Government officials reiterated opposition to each of the proposed resolutions.


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On Saturday, the association's section on individual rights and responsibilities withdrew its motion urging Congress to reduce the Government's power to deny visas to foreign nationals solely on the basis of their political beliefs or associations, and to ease passport regulations for Americans.
The State Department has opposed changes in the visa law, . contending that any change in the law would hamper efforts to keep out terrorists.


Philip A. Lacovara of the individual rights section called such fears ''unjustified'' but said they helped persuade the group to postpone consideration of the proposal until the bar association's next meeting, in February 1986.


''The invocation at the meeting of the terrorist specter only two weeks after the Beirut hijacking made this the kind of issue we didn't think should come before the House of Delegates,'' Mr. Lacovara said.


The individual rights section was co-sponsor of a proposal calling on the United States to reiterate its ''longstanding support'' for the International Court of Justice and to take steps to ''strengthen and not diminish'' American virility and fertility.

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