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Jun 16, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement:
Jun 14, 2017 Press Release
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WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today offered this statement at a full committee hearing on the Trump Administration’s Department of State budget request:
Jun 7, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement:
Jun 3, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, this evening made the following statement:
Jun 2, 2017 Press Release
Says Serbia's Actions Should Jeopardize EU Accession

WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today condemned Serbian authorities for stopping former President of Kosovo Atifete Jahjaga as she was trying to enter Serbia. Ms. Jahjaga planned to visit Serbia to speak about the use of rape as a weapon during the 1999 Kosovo War.

Jun 2, 2017 Press Release
Engel Calls on Trump to Stand with Venezuelan People in Opposing Financial Lifeline to President Maduro
WASHINGTON—Eliot L. Engel, the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and a former Chairman of the Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, today called on President Trump to condemn Goldman Sachs’s purchase of $2.8 billion worth of Venezuelan government bonds in the strongest possible terms. Given the extremely close ties between Goldman Sachs and the Trump Administration, such a condemnation is essential.
Jun 1, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement:
May 31, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement:
May 26, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement:
May 25, 2017 Press Release
Lawmakers Push for Multilateral Efforts on Humanitarian Assistance and Democracy in Venezuela
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), the Chairman Emeritus of the Committee, today introduced legislation to provide humanitarian assistance to the Venezuelan people and to work through the United Nations and the Organization of American States to support democracy and human rights in the country. The Venezuela Humanitarian Assistance and Defense of Democratic Governance Act of 2017 (H.R.2658) also aims to combat widespread corruption among government officials in Venezuela. Earlier this month, similar legislation was introduced by Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Marco Rubio (R-FL).

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