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Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) announced the committee will convene a hearing on Wednesday, December 12, at 10 a.m. entitled “Development, Diplomacy, and Defense: Promoting U.S. Interests in Africa.”

Chairman Royce on the hearing: “Strengthening relationships in Africa has been a top priority for me at the Foreign Affairs Committee. I have long worked to improve the stability and economic prosperity of African nations – including through wildlife conservation and improved trade. Africa presents several challenges and opportunities for the United States, which is what this hearing will explore. We need to get this right.”

What:
Hearing: Development, Diplomacy, and Defense: Promoting U.S. Interests in Africa

When:
10 a.m. on Wednesday, December 12

Where:
2172 Rayburn House Office Building

Witnesses:
The Honorable Tibor P. Nagy, Jr.
Assistant Secretary
Bureau of African Affairs
U.S. Department of State

Mr. Ramsey Day
Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator
Bureau for Africa
U.S. Agency for International Development 

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