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Oct 17, 2017 Press Release
Members Urge Secretary Tillerson to Use Existing Tools to Combat Corruption in Guatemala
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel (D-NY), Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Representative Ed Royce (R-CA), the Committee’s Chairman, called on Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to use his authority under the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act (P.L. 114-328, title XII, subtitle F) to put in place visa bans for those individuals in Guatemala who are committing or facilitating acts of corruption.
Oct 15, 2017 Press Release

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

Oct 13, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement on the President’s reported decision not to recertify Iran’s compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA):
Oct 12, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today delivered the following remarks supporting the Taiwan Travel Act (H.R.535), which the Committee advanced at this morning’s markup:
Oct 12, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today delivered the following statement about the Trump Administration’s reported plans to withhold certification of Iran’s compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and the Iran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act (H.R.1698), which the Committee marked up this morning:
Oct 11, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following remarks at the full Committee hearing on confronting the full range of Iranian threats:
Oct 6, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement regarding the Administration’s decision to lift sanctions on Sudan:
Oct 5, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today delivered the following remarks at a Committee hearing on the Rohingya crisis and the U.S. response to the tragedy in Burma:
Oct 4, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Today on CNN, Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of House Committee on Foreign Affairs, unequivocally called for an independent commission to get to the bottom of the Russian election interference and discussed the detrimental effects of the President’s proposed one-third cut to the Department of State.
Oct 3, 2017 Press Release
WASHINGTON—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today made the following statement:

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