Washington, D.C. – Today, House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) announced the following upcoming committee event:

Wednesday, October 25

Subcommittee Hearing: The President’s Iran Decision: Next Steps

10 a.m. on Wednesday, October 25, in 2172 Rayburn House Office Building

Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), Chairman

Invited witnesses include:

Olli Heinonen, Ph.D.
Senior Advisor on Science and Nonproliferation
Foundation for Defense of Democracies
(Former Deputy Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency)

The Honorable Mark Wallace
Chief Executive Officer
United Against Nuclear Iran
(Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations for Management and Reform)

Philip H. Gordon, Ph.D.
Mary and David Boies Senior Fellow in U.S. Foreign Policy
Council on Foreign Relations
(Former White House Coordinator for the Middle East, North Africa, and the Gulf Region)

Chairman Ros-Lehtinen on the hearing: “This hearing will review the President’s decision regarding the Iran nuclear deal and assess what decertification means for its future. Members will hear expert testimony and debate policy options for Congress’ consideration. This is also an opportunity to discuss weaknesses and loopholes in the nuclear accord. It is critical for U.S. national security and that of our allies that we identify ways to collaborate with our partners to strengthen the deal while also addressing the totality of Iran’s illicit activity.”


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