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House Proceeding 05-12-09 on May 12th, 2009 :: 2:55:25 to 2:57:35
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Russ Carnahan

2:55:22 to 2:55:43( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: support of all people of bosnia as they seek to promote stability, peace and prosperity. i support its adoption by the house and i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from missouri. mr. carnahan: thank you, mr. speaker.

Russ Carnahan

2:55:25 to 2:57:35( Edit History Discussion )
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Russ Carnahan

2:55:44 to 2:56:04( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: i yield myself two minut. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, the gentleman will control the time . the gentleman is recognized. mr. carnahan: i rise? strong support of h.res. 171. i want to thank chairman berman and ranking member ros-lehtinen for bringing this bill to the

Russ Carnahan

2:56:05 to 2:56:26( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: floor. i have asked for increased attention in the balkans and especially to the needs of bosnia and herzegovina, a country with a long rich tradition of multiethnic communities living and working together. i asked secretary clinton about this just a few weeks ago when she appeared before the house committee of foreign affairs. i think she too agrees that

Russ Carnahan

2:56:27 to 2:56:47( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: there needs to be renewed attention to this country. i hope this resolution is another step toward u.s. re-engagement in the region and offering bosnia the support that it needs. this resolution recognizes the need for constitutional reform in bosnia, herzegovina and highlights the importance of sustained u.s. engagement in

Russ Carnahan

2:56:48 to 2:57:10( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: partnership with the european union. as a founding member and co-chairman of the congressional caucus on bosnia from new jersey, i have the distinction and pleasure of growing and vibrant community of bosnian americans in the st. louis, missouri, region, one of the largest area of bosnian

Russ Carnahan

2:57:11 to 2:57:32( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: americans. i want to highlight two clauses in this resolution that i think are of particular importance. first, we need to continue our efforts, both here at the iccti to achieve justice for victims of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide as well as to promote reconciliation among ethnic groups. secondly, that the appointment of a special enjoy to the balkans who can work in

Russ Carnahan

2:57:33 to 2:57:36( Edit History Discussion )

Russ Carnahan: partnership with the e.u., bosnia and other leaders will

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