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May 16, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, this evening made the following statement:
May 16, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement:
May 15, 2017 Press Release

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

May 11, 2017 Press Release
Engel Renews Call for Sessions Resignation

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

May 10, 2017 Press Release

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

May 9, 2017 Press Release

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

May 9, 2017 Press Release

WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement regarding the presidential election in the Republic of Korea (ROK):

May 8, 2017 Press Release
State Dept. Announces Trump Visit to Saudi Arabia, Removing Mention of Israel

WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L.

May 8, 2017 Press Release
Engel Leads Effort Calling on Trump to Appoint Head of Diplomatic Security

WASHINGTON—Democratic members of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs today urged President Trump to stop jeopardizing the safety of American diplomats by nominating an Assistant Secretary of State for Diplomatic Security. Given how the President made the 2012 attack on an American diplomatic facility in Benghazi, Libya a central issue of his campaign, the members admonished

May 3, 2017 Press Release
Legislation Would Crack Down on Assad’s Supporters, Advance Negotiations
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today welcomed approval by the Committee of his legislation to impose new sanctions on Syria’s Assad regime and its supporters, encourage negotiations to end the six-year old crisis, and prompt investigations into the eventual prosecution of war criminals. The Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act, named after the former Syrian military photographer known as “Caesar” who documented Assad’s horrific brutality, would also single out human rights violators and evaluate the potential of a no-fly or safe-zone over Syria. At a markup this morning, the Committee advanced the legislation, which passed the House of Representatives in 2016.

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