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US Senator Menendez in Greece

US Senator Robert (Bob) Menendez is visiting Greece on Thursday and is expected to meet with Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at 9:30 a.m.

  • Published in Greece

Menendez, colleagues introduce legislation to require reviews of Azerbaijan’s αnd Turkey’s human rights abuses

Senator Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, along with Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Bob Casey Jr. (D-Penn.), Ed Markey (D-Mass.), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), and Jack Reed (D-R.I.) today introduced two resolutions to require Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to detail Azerbaijan’s and Turkey’s human rights abuses throughout the south Caucasus, within their own countries, and, in Turkey’s case, in Syria, Iraq, and Libya. The resolutions also require information on what role U.S. security assistance may be playing in these abuses to inform whether the United States should restrict or end security assistance and arms sales to those countries. Both resolutions invoke statutory authority under section 502B(c) of the Foreign Assistance Act (FAA).

  • Published in U.S.

Top US Policymakers commemorate 60th anniversary of Cyprus Independence

Many of the most influential US policymakers in the US Congress and Department of State joined the leadership of the Republic of Cyprus and leadership of the top national Greek-American and Cypriot-American organizations in commemorating the 60th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Cyprus in an online event September 30 hosted by PSEKA, the Federation of Cypriot American Organizations and Manatos & Manatos.

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