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  • Hastings Attends 26th Annual Meeting of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly
    Posted in Press Releases on July 10, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Foreign Affairs - Europe, Foreign Affairs - The Middle East

    Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) released the following statement after participating in the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA) 26th Annual Meeting in Minsk, Belarus, as well as multiple bi-lateral and multi-lateral meetings in regards to national security and defense policy in Egypt, Greece, and Lithuania: “I was honored to once again represent the United States and Congress at this year’s OSCE PA Annual Meeting. Our delegation was the lar... Read more

  • Hastings Makes 18th Trip to Israel and Attends 17th Annual OSCE PA Winter Meeting
    Posted in Press Releases on February 27, 2017 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs - Europe, Foreign Affairs - The Middle East, Foreign Affairs - Israel

    Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL), released the following statement after participating in the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly (OSCE PA) 17th Annual Winter Meeting in Vienna, Austria and multiple bi-lateral and multi-lateral meetings in regards to national security and defense policy in Italy, Jordan, and Israel: “I was privileged to once again represent the United States and the U.S. Congress at this year’s OSCE PA Annual Winter Meeting. The OSCE’... Read more

  • Hastings’ Statement on Elections in Georgia
    Posted in Press Releases on October 13, 2016 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Foreign Affairs - Europe

    (Fort Lauderdale, FL) Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) released the following statement congratulating the people of Georgia on last week’s parliamentary elections: “I congratulate the people of Georgia on their parliamentary elections of October 8th. While there were occasional reports of election-based violence, it is clear that polling was well-administered and conducted in a fair, open, and competitive process. A fundamental function of any democracy is to ensure that all qualified citiz... Read more

  • Hastings’ Statement on the Terrorist Attacks in Paris
    Posted in Press Releases on November 13, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Homeland Security, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Affairs - Europe

    Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) made the following statement on the terrorist attacks in Paris, France: “Words cannot express how horrified I was to learn of this evening’s terrorist attacks in Paris. My thoughts and prayers are with all of the victims and their families. While many of the details are still yet unknown, I stand shoulder-to-shoulder in solidarity with the French people. These senseless acts of terrorism can never be understood, we must find strength in knowing that justice w... Read more

  • Hastings Applauds Progress of the Government of Serbia, Urges Continued Reform
    Posted in Press Releases on August 27, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs - Europe

    Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) made the following statement today in support of the Government of Serbia’s progress in reforming its government, and urging Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić to continue to work to modernize the country’s laws: “I am pleased to acknowledge the recent progress made by the Government of Serbia and Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić’s efforts to strengthen Serbia’s contribution to Balkan stability, including the significant agreement reached in four key areas with K... Read more

  • Representatives Hastings & Dold Introduce Resolution to Combat the Rise of Anti-Semitism in Europe
    Posted in Press Releases on March 2, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Foreign Affairs - Europe

    Representative Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) and Representative Robert Dold (R-IL) have introduced H.Res.130 to combat the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe. This is the companion to S.Res.87, legislation authored and introduced by Senator Robert Menendez’s (D-NJ). (Please find attached a copy of the resolution): “Today, the prevalence of Holocaust denial and anti-Semitism across our globe is once again on the rise. All one needs to do is look across Europe to see this disturbing trend,” said Hastings.... Read more

  • Hastings’ Statement on Fatal Shooting in Paris
    Posted in Press Releases on January 7, 2015 | Preview rr
    Tags: Foreign Affairs, Foreign Affairs - Europe

    Today, Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) made the following statement on the tragic shooting that took place in Paris, France: “It is with deepest sympathy that I offer my thoughts and prayers to the families and friends of the 12 individuals who lost their lives as well as all those who were injured in today’s deadly attack. This was a heinous and cruel act of violence, and an incredibly dark day not only for French journalism, but for all of France. “Local authorities and rescue personnel a... Read more