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House Proceeding on May 5th, 2008 :: 0:46:49 to 0:48:43
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Ted Poe

0:42:29 to 0:46:49( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Ted Poe

Ted Poe

0:46:35 to 0:46:49( Edit History Discussion )

Ted Poe: and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas reserves the balance of his time. the gentlelady from california. ms. watson: i yield four minutes to

Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:46:49 to 0:47:02( Edit History Discussion )

Allyson Y. Schwartz: the gentlelady from pennsylvania, representative alison sharts. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from pentagon is recognized for four minutes. mrs. sh water: as the co-chair of the congressional

Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:46:49 to 0:48:43( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Allyson Y. Schwartz

Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:47:02 to 0:47:18( Edit History Discussion )

Allyson Y. Schwartz: georgian caucus, i rise in support and to express my strong support for the sovereignty and territorial sfwegrit of the republic -- republic of georgia. on april 16, 2008, the russian government

Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:47:18 to 0:47:30( Edit History Discussion )

Allyson Y. Schwartz: declared that it would establish legal and official ties with abkhazia and south ossetia. this is nothing but a thinly veiled attempt by russia. this action was denounced by the international

Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:47:30 to 0:47:41( Edit History Discussion )

Allyson Y. Schwartz: community, including the european union and the national -- north atlantic treaty organization, better known as nato to all of us. nonetheless, russia remained unphased by international opinion

Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:47:41 to 0:47:59( Edit History Discussion )

Allyson Y. Schwartz: and further escalated tensions in the region just four days later, by shooting down a georgian unmanned aerial dome over georgian territory. georgia is one of the strongest allies in the region

Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:47:59 to 0:48:10( Edit History Discussion )

Allyson Y. Schwartz: and it is is important for the united states to continue to stand by our allies. i spoke with president saakashvili and he has offered a number of peace proposals. but he very much appreciates

Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:48:10 to 0:48:21( Edit History Discussion )

Allyson Y. Schwartz: the statements made in support of georgia by our state department and is grateful for this resolution and the strong bipartisan support it democrat stramentes from congress since speaking with

Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:48:21 to 0:48:33( Edit History Discussion )

Allyson Y. Schwartz: the president last week, the situation has become more difficult for georgia. the russian federation continues to move troops into abkhazia and yesterday we heard reports of possibly two more georgian

Allyson Y. Schwartz

0:48:33 to 0:48:43( Edit History Discussion )

Allyson Y. Schwartz: aircraft being shot down. considering our close relationship with georgia, it is appropriate that the house of representatives join the international institutions that have condemned russia's

0:48:43 to 0:48:57( Edit History Discussion )

action and call for a peaceful resolution to the current tensions in the region. this resolution is supported by the chairman and ranking members of the foreign affairs committee who are regional

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