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May 14, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement:

“I welcome the opening of the United States embassy in Jerusalem, the eternal capital of the Jewish people and the State of Israel.  This move is long overdue, and I look forward to visiting. 

May 10, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Today, Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, made the following statement at a press conference on the Trump Administration’s withdrawal from the Iran deal:

May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and Representative Albio Sires (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere, issued the following statement:

May 9, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today delivered the following remarks at a full committee markup of four measures:

May 8, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action:

Apr 27, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—This week, Eliot L. Engel (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, was presented the “Excellence in Public Service Award” by B’nai B’rith International. In a speech accepting the award, Rep. Engel stressed his concern about a resurgence of anti-Semitism and the importance of Israel’s security.

Apr 26, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement regarding the postponement of today’s full Committee markup:

Apr 25, 2018 Press Release

A recent report revealed that a Panamanian law firm sent a letter on behalf of the Trump Organization to Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela to request his intervention in an ongoing legal dispute over Trump Ocean Club Panama

Apr 24, 2018 Press Release

WASHINGTON— Today, Representative Eliot L. Engel’s bill, the No Assistance for Assad Act, passed the House of Representatives. Representative Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today delivered the following remarks on the House floor in support of his bill:

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