July 2014

S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 
 
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
11
12
13
14
17
18
19
20
21
22
26
27
28
29
30
31
 
 

Click a blue highlighted date to view events

Upcoming Hearings

July 25, 2014

Markup Hearing

Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa

Golden Mouse Award
Get RSS

Top News

July 24, 2014

ENGEL TO OBAMA: PUSH TO STOP SALE OF FRENCH WARSHIPS TO RUSSIA

WASHINGTON, DCóRepresentative Eliot L. Engel, the leading Democrat on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today urged President Obama to lead an international effort to stop the planned sale of two French-built Mistral-class amphibious warships to Russia. In a letter to the President, Rep. Engel underscored the importance of keeping these advanced ships out of Russian hands at a time when Russia continues to arm and train the rebels responsible for shooting down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, suggesting that NATO buy or lease the ships.

Related Coverage

July 23, 2014

ENGEL OPENING REMARKS AT IRAQ HEARING

WASHINGTON, DCóRepresentative Eliot L. Engel, the leading Democrat on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today delivered the following statement at a Committee hearing addressing terrorist activity in Iraq:

Related Coverage

July 22, 2014

ENGEL REMARKS ON HEZBOLLAH SANCTIONS

WASHINGTON, DCó Representative Eliot L. Engel, the leading Democrat on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today delivered the following remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives regarding sanctions on the terrorist organization, Hezbollah.

Related Coverage

July 22, 2014

Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel Urge Additional UN Security Council Resolution to Provide Security of Malaysia Flight 17 Crash Site and Investigators in Ukraine

Washington, D.C. Ė Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), the Committeeís Ranking Member, called for the adoption of an additional UN Security Council Resolution to provide necessary security for international investigators and responders at the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash site in eastern Ukraine. In a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry today, following yesterdayís passage of UNSC Resolution 2166, Royce and Engel urged the Obama Administration to press for an additional Resolution authorizing ďthe immediate, temporary deployment of an integrated international mission, including security personnel, to help secure the crash site.Ē

Related Coverage

July 18, 2014

ENGEL URGES TURKISH PRIME MINISTER TO DEFEND TURKISH JEWISH COMMUNITY

WASHINGTON, DCóRepresentative Eliot L. Engel, the leading Democrat on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement urging Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan to denounce an open letter published in Yeni Akit, a Turkish newspaper, demanding that the head of the Turkish Jewish community issue a statement apologizing for Palestinian casualties in Gaza:

Related Coverage

July 17, 2014

ENGEL STATEMENT ON ISRAELI MILITARY OPERATIONS

WASHINGTON, DCóRepresentative Eliot L. Engel, the leading Democrat on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement regarding Israeli military operations:

July 17, 2014

ENGEL STATEMENT ON AIRLINER CRASH

WASHINGTON, DCóRepresentative Eliot L. Engel, the leading Democrat on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement about reports that a passenger plane crashed in the area near the Ukraine-Russia border:

July 17, 2014

ENGEL: ADDRESS THE ROOT CAUSES OF MIGRATION CRISIS

WASHINGTON, DCóRepresentative Eliot L. Engel, the leading Democrat on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, was joined by four House members in calling for a Government Accountability Office review of U.S. efforts to promote development, rule of law, and violence prevention in the Central American countries where recent migration flows originated. In a letter to United States Comptroller General Gene L. Dorado, Rep. Engel and his colleagues requested an analysis showing whether current assistance efforts are reaching the communities in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras that have produced the greatest number of unaccompanied children coming to the United States.

July 16, 2014

ENGEL STATEMENT ON NEW SANCTIONS AGAINST RUSSIA

WASHINGTON, DCóRepresentative Eliot L. Engel, the leading Democrat on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement following the announcement of additional sanctions against Russia:

July 16, 2014

ENGEL REMARKS ON KIDNAPPED NIGERIAN GIRLS AND BOKO HARAM

WASHINGTON, DCóRepresentative Eliot L. Engel, the leading Democrat on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today delivered the following remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives marking three months since nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped by Boko Haram:

Related Coverage
View All News

Search Site

to
Committee Republicans


 
Visit us on Facebook, Twitter or YouTube:
Follow the Ranking Member on Facebook   Follow the Ranking Member on Twitter   View the Ranking Member on YouTube