House Committee on Foreign Affairs
Congressman Tom Lantos, Chairman
June 18, 2007
Contact: Lynne Weil, 202-225-5021
House Speaker Pelosi to Address Russian Leaders for First-Ever Joint Congress-Duma Open Meeting
Washington, DC – Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), the chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, made the following statement in response to the Administration’s announcement that the United States will resume direct aid to the Palestinian government of President Mahmoud Abbas following his formation of an emergency cabinet:
Washington, DC – Chairman Tom Lantos today announced the schedule for a ground-breaking, open meeting next week between the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and the foreign affairs committee of the Duma, the legislature of the Russian Federation.
June 12, 2007
Washington, DC – At the dedication today of a memorial to people who lost their lives fighting communist oppression worldwide, Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, said the lessons of the Cold War are and should remain a part of present-day American life.
June 12, 2007
Washington, DC –Chairman Tom Lantos of the House Foreign Affairs Committee said a report released today by the Department of State about human trafficking worldwide underscores that the department needs to focus more resources on the problem rather than being forced to cut back on the one office dedicated to it.
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