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Rep. Eliot Engel: Iran Regime in Behaving Negatively in Region

Jan 28, 2017

Speaking on Tuesday January 24 at a briefing held in the U.S. Congress, Eliot L. Engel, the Ranking Member on the House Foreign Affairs Committee, condemned the Iranian regime’s behavior in the region particularly in Syria.

“When you look at Iran’s behavior, we see that they’ve been a negative in Syria. They’ve been a negative in Lebanon. They help Hezbollah. Hezbollah is their puppet, is their wig, is their terrorist group,” Rep. Engel told the session in which many bi-partisan members of Congress and members of the Iranian-American communities attended.

Congressman Engel told the audience that members of congress - both Democrats and Republicans - are all united and “we won’t stop until we see a free Iran and we won’t stop till we’re able to walk down the streets of Tehran arm in arm in a new democratic Iran.”

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