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Feb 7, 2007 Press Release
February 7, 2007

Contact: Lynne Weil, 202-225-5021

Verbatim, as delivered

I want to welcome our distinguished Secretary of State. This is second time in just a few weeks that we have the pleasure of a visit from Dr. Rice, and we are deeply grateful that, despite the enormous demand on her time here and abroad, she has honored us with her presence.

Feb 7, 2007 Press Release
February 7, 2007

Contact: Lynne Weil, 202-225-5021

Chairman Lantos to Introduce the “International Nuclear Fuel for Peace and Nonproliferation Act”

Feb 6, 2007 Press Release

February 6, 2007

 

Contact: Lynne Weil, 202-225-5021

 

ADVISORY

A hearing of the Committee on Foreign Affairs:

 

DATE: Tuesday, February 13, 2007

TIME: 10:00 a.m.

SUBJECT: The Future of the United Nations under Ban Ki-Moon

Feb 5, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC - Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, said the Administration is short-changing the United Nations in the budget proposal delivered to Congress today, which will ultimately harm national security.

"We face a $130 million shortfall in the account used to pay U.S. dues to the United Nations," Lantos noted.

Feb 2, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC - Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, made the following statement in response to the unclassified portion of the National Intelligence Estimate released today:

"The public portions of this document underscore the need for a political solution in Iraq that involves all key stakeholders, both within the country and in the region

Jan 31, 2007 Press Release

ADVISORY

A hearing of the Committee on Foreign Affairs:

 

DATE: Wednesday, February 7, 2007

TIME: 10:00 a.m.

SUBJECT: International Relations Budget for Fiscal Year 2008

LOCATION: Room 2172 of the Rayburn House Office Building

WITNESSES:

The Honorable Condoleezza Rice

Jan 31, 2007 Press Release
Verbatim, as delivered

Having just returned from a trip to the Middle East with Speaker Pelosi and the Democratic national security leadership, it is clear to me that Iran and its nuclear ambitions are central to our interests and concerns in this vital region.

Jan 26, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, issued this statement today after completing a brief visit to Iraq with a delegation of Congressional colleagues:

“What we saw and heard in Baghdad leaves me even more convinced than before that the Administration’s ‘stay the course’ approach will only lead us deeper into disaster.

Jan 24, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs today strongly condemned the decision by the Federal Supreme Court of Russia to let the government close the headquarters of one of the few remaining independent human rights organizations in Russia.

The court denied the appeal of a judicial order to close the Russian Chechen Friendship Soci

Jan 24, 2007 Press Release
An open meeting of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, to be held:

DATE: Wednesday, January 31, 2007

TIME: 10:00 a.m.

SUBJECT: Understanding the Iran Crisis

LOCATION: Room 2172 of the Rayburn House Office Building

WITNESSES:

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