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Nov 30, 2007 Press Release

November 30, 2007

Washington, D.C. -- In recognition of World AIDS Day tomorrow, Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today said Congress is committed to seeing the successful U.S. global HIV/AIDS program continue to produce results, and will take steps early next year to boost it significantly.


Nov 29, 2007 Press Release

Rep. Henry J. Hyde

Washington, D.C. -- Congressman Tom Lantos (D-CA), Chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement on the death of former Committee Chairman Henry J. Hyde:

Nov 14, 2007 Press Release
At a time when more than 90 per cent of the cocaine arriving in the United States is coming through the Mexico-Central American corridor, it is essential that we ratchet-up our cooperation with our friends to the south to put an end to this deadly flow.
Nov 13, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC – Congressman Tom Lantos, chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, has issued the following statement in response to the news that Yahoo! Inc.
Nov 6, 2007 Press Release
When the news broke in August that this committee was investigating officials at Yahoo! Inc. in connection with repression in China, CNN International carried the story – but nobody in China saw it. As soon as the anchor started discussing this case, the screen faded to black. And that is typical.
Oct 31, 2007 Press Release
Around the globe, millions of women are fighting for their reproductive rights. They are fighting for the right to control how many children they bring into the world. They are fighting for the right to have ready access to contraceptives. And they are fighting for the right to obtain a safe and legal abortion.
Oct 30, 2007 Press Release
This morning we turn our attention to the Russia of Vladimir Putin. It is more in sorrow than in anger that I say that today’s Russia is a tremendous disappointment.

There was a time not so long ago when a new Russia, bright and smart and crackling with new-found freedom, seemed to be emerging from the dismal wreckage of the Soviet Union.

Oct 25, 2007 Press Release
Washington, DC – Chairman Tom Lantos of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs issued the following statement today in response to the Administration’s announcement of tightened sanctions against Iran:

“I commend the Administration on its new, far-reaching sanctions on the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps, the Quds Force, and associated institutions and individuals.

Oct 24, 2007 Press Release
We have the extraordinary honor and pleasure today of having with us our most capable and most distinguished Secretary of State, Dr. Condoleezza Rice. This is her third appearance before our committee this year, and we are deeply grateful that, despite her incredibly busy schedule, she has honored us yet again with a visit. As always, Madam Secretary, it is a great pleasure to welcome you here.