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December 2013

Date Title
12/12/13 Engel Remarks During Floor Debate of Assessing Progress in Haiti Act
12/11/13 Engel Opening Statement for Full Committee Hearing “Afghanistan 2014: Year of Transition”
12/11/13 Engel Statement on Use of Riot Police Against Peaceful Protests in Kyiv
12/10/13 Engel Opening Statement at Full Committee Hearing “The Iran Nuclear Deal: Does it Further U.S. National Security?”
12/9/13 House of Representatives to Consider Resolution Honoring Mandela’s Life, Accomplishments, and Legacy
12/9/13 Engel Presses Kerry About Violence and Fundamental Freedoms in Ukraine
12/5/13 Engel Statement on Passing of Nelson Mandela
12/3/13 Engel Statement on Fourth Anniversary of Incarceration of Alan Gross by Cuba
12/3/13 Engel Statement on Becoming Chair of the International Council of Jewish Parliamentarians
12/2/13 Engel Statement on Ukraine Protests
12/2/13 Engel Statement on the signing into law of The PEPFAR Stewardship and Oversight Act of 2013

November 2013

Date Title
11/25/13 Engel Statement on Loya Jirga’s Approval of U.S.-Afghan Bilateral Security Agreement
11/24/13 Engel Statement on Interim Deal Reached Between P5+1 and Iran
11/22/13 Engel Statement on Reports of a Delayed Signing of the U.S.-Afghanistan Bilateral Security Agreement
11/22/13 Engel Statement on Ukraine Suspending EU Association Agreement Negotiations
11/21/13 Engel Statement on Georgia’s European Future
11/21/13 Ranking Member Engel Helps Introduce Bipartisan International Violence Against Women Act
11/20/13 Engel resolution on Eastern Partnership approved unanimously by House Foreign Affairs Committee
11/20/13 Engel Op-Ed on Eastern Partnership
11/19/13 Engel Floor Remarks on S. 1545 – The PEPFAR Stewardship and Oversight Act of 2013
11/13/13 Engel Opening Statement at Full Committee Hearing “Examining Nuclear Negotiations: Iran After Rouhani’s First 100 Days”
11/13/13 Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel Introduce Resolution to Express Support for Philippines Typhoon Victims
11/13/13 Engel Speech at Council of Americas on Upcoming Elections in Central America
11/13/13 Engel Introduces Bipartisan Resolution Regarding Eastern European Nations Seeking Deeper Ties with EU
11/12/13 Engel Statement on Devastation Caused by Typhoon Haiyan
11/8/13 Engel Statement on Iran Nuclear Talks
11/6/13 Engel Statement on M23 Congo Rebel Group Ending Rebellion
11/6/13 Engel Statement on New Social Media Initiative
11/5/13 Engel Statement on Kosovo Municipal Elections

October 2013

Date Title
10/31/13 Engel Receives Letter from Former Executive Director of UN World Food Program on Food Aid Reform
10/31/13 Engel Pens Politico Op-Ed on Food Aid
10/30/13 Engel Remarks Following First Meeting of Farm Bill Conference Committee
10/30/13 Engel Statement on Meeting with Iraq Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki
10/29/13 Engel Opening Statement at Full Committee Hearing “Next Steps on Egypt Policy"
10/25/13 Engel Applauds U.S.-Mexico Transnational Financial Crimes Agreement
10/22/13 Engel Remarks on Iran at Jewish Community Relations Council Panel
10/22/13 Engel Remarks on Committee Meeting with Pakistan Prime Minister
10/10/13 ENGEL-- Engel Opening Statement at Full Committee Markup of H.R. 3212 the Sean and David Goldman International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act of 2013
10/9/13 Engel Statement on Reported Suspension of Military Aid to Egypt
10/9/13 Engel Opening Statement for Full Committee Hearing “Haiti: Is U.S. Aid Effective?”
10/4/13 Engel Statement on Proposed European Circumcision Ban
10/3/13 State Response to Engel Letter Voicing Concern Over Russian Intimidation of Neighbors
10/3/13 Engel Opening Statement for Full Committee Hearing “Al-Shabaab:How Great a Threat?”
10/2/13 Engel Hails Passage of Legislation Extending Emergency Visas for Iraqis Employed by U.S. During Iraq War
10/1/13 Engel Statement on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s Expulsion of U.S. Embassy Personnel

September 2013

Date Title
9/29/13 House Passes State Department Authorization Legislation Focusing on Embassy Security
9/27/13 Engel Hails Security Council Agreement on Syria Chemical Weapons
9/27/13 Engel Statement on Obama-Rouhani Call
9/27/13 Engel Statement on U.N. Report Stating Climate Change is Man-Made
9/26/13 Engel Hails Passage of Organization of American States Reform Legislation
9/25/13 Engel Statement on U.S. Decision to Join U.N. Arms Trade Treaty
9/25/13 Op-Ed: U.S. needs action, not words, from Iran
9/25/13 Ranking Member Engel Introduces Legislation Extending Critical Global HIV/AIDS Programs
9/24/13 Engel Reaction to Rouhani UN Speech
9/23/13 Engel Statement on the al-Shabab Attack in Kenya
9/23/13 Engel Statement on Terrorist Attack at Pakistani Church
9/20/13 Engel Statement on Reports that Putin & Assad Stalling Disposal of Syria’s Chemical Weapons Arsenal
9/18/13 Engel Urges State Department Action to Counter Russian Attempts to Intimidate European Neighbors Seeking Closer Integration with Europe
9/18/13 Engel Opening Statement at Full Committee Hearing “Benghazi: Where is the State Department Accountability?”
9/16/13 Engel Statement on UN Syria Chemical Weapons Report
9/11/13 Engel Reaction to President Obama’s Address to the Nation
9/11/13 Engel Statement on Russian Anti-Aircraft Sale to Iran
9/4/13 ENGEL--Engel Opening Statement at Full Committee Hearing “Syria: Weighing the Obama Administration’s Response"

August 2013

Date Title
8/31/13 Engel Statement on Presidential Address on Syria
8/29/13 Engel Readout on White House Syria Call
8/29/13 Engel Statement on Rwanda Actions at UN
8/28/13 Engel Statement on Release of IAEA Report on Iran
8/28/13 Engel Statement on Broader Strategy in Syria
8/26/13 Engel Statement on Consultation with Secretary Kerry
8/26/13 Engel Statement on Secretary Kerry’s Remarks on Syria
8/26/13 Engel Statement on President Obama’s Response to Reported Chemical Weapons Attack by Assad
8/23/13 Engel Letter to President Obama Calling for Direct Intervention in Syria
8/21/13 Engel Statement on Possible Chemical Weapon Use in Syria
8/21/13 Engel Statement on Dempsey Letter Concerning Additional Military Options in Syria
8/20/13 Ranking Member Engel Statement on Egypt Aid
8/20/13 Ranking Member Engel Statement on Prime Minister Erdogan’s Accusation of Israeli Role in Recent Events in Egypt
8/15/13 Ranking Member Engel Statement on Recent Violence in Egypt
8/13/13 Royce, Engel, Menendez, Corker Call For Human Rights Improvement in South Sudan
8/13/13 Op-Ed: Without Stronger Sanctions, Iran Will Go Nuclear
8/12/13 Ranking Member Engel Statement on Meeting with Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou
8/7/13 Ranking Member Engel Statement on White House Decision to Cancel Meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin
8/5/13 Ranking Member Engel Statement on Sentencing of Those Accused of Attempting to Overthrow Turkish Government
8/5/13 Ranking Member Engel Letter to Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey
8/5/13 Ranking Member Engel Statement on Elections in Zimbabwe
8/2/13 Ranking Member Engel on Secretary Kerry’s Announcement on Same-Sex Spousal Visas
8/1/13 Ranking Member Engel on Russia Granting Edward Snowden Temporary Asylum
8/1/13 Ranking Member Eliot Engel Opening Statement at Full Committee Markup of H.R. 419 & H.R. 2848

July 2013

Date Title
7/31/13 Chairman Royce, Ranking Member Engel Applaud House Passage of Bipartisan “Nuclear Iran Prevention Act”
7/31/13 Ranking Member Engel House Floor Statement on Nuclear Iran Prevention Act
7/29/13 Ranking Member Engel Statement on Resumption of Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks
7/24/13 Ranking Member Eliot Engel’s Bipartisan Export Promotion Bill Passes Committee
7/24/13 Ranking Member Eliot Engel’s Statement on State-Foreign Operations Funding
7/24/13 Ranking Member Eliot Engel Opening Statement at Full Committee Markup of H.R. 1409, H.R. 1926, H.R. 2449 and S. 793
7/23/13 Ranking Member Eliot Engel Statement on DC Circuit Court Ruling Allowing State Department to Bar Jerusalem-Born American Citizens From Listing “Israel” as Their Country
7/22/13 Ranking Member Eliot Engel’s Statement on the European Union’s Listing Hezbollah’s Military Wing as a Terrorist Group
7/18/13 Engel Introduces Embassy Security and Enhancement Act
7/5/13 Chairman Royce and Ranking Member Engel Release Joint Statement on Ongoing Events in Egypt
7/2/13 Ranking Member Eliot Engel Statement on Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Atalay’s Anti-Semitic Slur
7/1/13 Royce, Engel, Committee Members Urge President to Increase Pressure on Iran
7/1/13 Engel Statement on Tackling International Wildlife Crimes