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July 23, 2014

ENGEL OPENING REMARKS AT IRAQ HEARING

WASHINGTON, DC—Representative 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:

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July 22, 2014

ENGEL REMARKS ON HEZBOLLAH SANCTIONS

WASHINGTON, DC— 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.

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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. – Today, 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, 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 yesterday’s passage of UNSC Resolution 2166, Royce and Engel urged the Obama Administration to press for an additional Resolution authorizing “the immediate, temporary deployment of an integrated international mission, including security personnel, to help secure the crash site.”

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July 18, 2014

ENGEL URGES TURKISH PRIME MINISTER TO DEFEND TURKISH JEWISH COMMUNITY

WASHINGTON, DC—Representative 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:

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July 17, 2014

ENGEL STATEMENT ON ISRAELI MILITARY OPERATIONS

WASHINGTON, DC—Representative 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, DC—Representative 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, DC—Representative 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, DC—Representative 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, DC—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 marking three months since nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped by Boko Haram:

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July 16, 2014

ENGEL OPENING REMARKS AT IRAN HEARING

WASHINGTON, DC—Representative Eliot L. Engel, the leading Democrat on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today delivered the following opening statement at a Committee hearing on Iran’s destabilizing influence in the Middle East:

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