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April 29, 2014The Administration's FY 2015 MENA Budget Request: Priorities, Objectives and Challenges
Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa
April 29, 2014Confronting Transnational Drug Smuggling: An Assessment of Regional Partnerships
Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere
April 29, 2014U.S.-Russia Nuclear Arms Negotiations: Ukraine and Beyond
Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation, and Trade
Subcommittee on Europe
April 24, 2014Engel Commemorates Anniversary of Armenian Genocide
YEREVAN, ARMENIA – Representative Eliot L. Engel, the leading Democratic voice on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today visited Armenia as part of a delegation with Committee Chairman Ed Royce (CA), and Representatives David Cicilline (RI) and Lois Frankel (FL) to mark the 99th anniversary of the onset of the Armenian genocide, which took the lives of 1.5 million Armenians in one of the most horrific chapters of the 20th century. Representative Engel and the delegation laid flowers at the Genocide Memorial in Yerevan, and planted a tree in memory of the genocide victims.
April 24, 2014Engel Statement on Reported Hamas-Fatah Unity Agreement
Washington, D.C. – Representative Eliot L. Engel, the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today released the following statement regarding reports of a Hamas-Fatah unity agreement.
April 23, 2014Chairman Royce and Ranking Member Engel Statements at Conclusion of Three-day Visit to Ukraine
Kyiv, Ukraine – Today, following three days of meetings and travel within Ukraine, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and U.S. Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY), the Committee’s Ranking Member, issued the following statements.
April 22, 2014Engel Opening Remarks at Media Availability in Ukraine
Representative Eliot L. Engel, the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today participated in a media availability along with additional members of a Congressional delegation visiting Ukraine. A transcript of Rep. Engel’s opening remarks follows.
April 16, 2014Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel to Lead Bipartisan Delegation to Ukraine Next Week
Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) and Ranking Member Eliot Engel (D-NY) will lead a bipartisan congressional delegation to Ukraine from Monday, April 21 to Wednesday, April 23. In Kiev, the delegation will meet with U.S. and senior Ukrainian officials to assess the effect of ongoing U.S. efforts to support Ukraine
April 11, 2014Engel Statement on Administration’s Decision to Deny Visa to Iran UN Ambassador Appointee
Washington D.C. –Rep. Eliot Engel, the Ranking Member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement regarding the Administration’s decision to deny a visa to the United States for Iran’s United Nation’s Ambassador appointee, Hamid Abutalebi.
April 10, 2014Engel Statement on UNSC Vote Authorizing Peacekeeping Mission in Central African Republic
Washington D.C. – Rep. Eliot Engel, the Ranking Member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement on today’s United Nations Security Council vote authorizing a peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic.
April 9, 2014Engel Opening Statement at Subcommittee Hearing “Advancing U.S. Interests in the Western Hemisphere: The FY 2015 Foreign Affairs Budget”
Washington D.C. – Rep. Eliot L. Engel, the Ranking Member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, gave the following statement, as prepared for delivery, at today’s Western Hemisphere Subcommittee hearing “Advancing U.S. Interests in the Western Hemisphere: The FY 2015 Foreign Affairs Budget.”
April 9, 2014Engel, Conyers and 80 House Members Urge President to Stop Import of Military-Style Firearms
Washington, D.C. – Today, Representative Eliot L. Engel (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and John Conyers Jr. (D-MI), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee, led an 82 member letter to President Barack Obama urging him to renew enforcement of the ban on imported military-style firearms that was previously enforced during the H.W. Bush and Clinton administrations. Enforcing this ban would serve the dual purpose of improving public safety in the U.S. and reducing drug-related violence in Mexico, where there have been approximately 70,000 organized-crime related deaths since December 2006. Imported military-style firearms have been used in recent mass shootings in the United States and are frequently trafficked into Mexico where they fall into the hands of the country’s brutal drug trafficking organizations.
April 9, 2014Engel Opening Statement at Full Committee Hearing “U.S. Foreign Assistance in FY 2015: What are the Priorities, How Effective?”
Washington D.C. – Rep. Eliot L. Engel, the Ranking Member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, gave the following statement, as prepared for delivery, at today’s full committee hearing “U.S. Foreign Assistance in FY 2015: What are the Priorities?”