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House Proceeding 06-10-09 on Jun 10th, 2009 :: 3:34:25 to 3:35:55
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

3:34:22 to 3:34:42( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: wounded by the scars and fierce of years of oppressive taliban rule. and with that i would reserve the balance of my time. the chair: the gentlewoman reserves. for what purpose does the gentlewoman from florida rise? ms. ros-lehtinen: thank you, mr. chairman. i rise in opposition to amendment although i do not oppose the substance of it. the chair: without objection,

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

3:34:25 to 3:35:55( Edit History Discussion )
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

3:34:43 to 3:35:04( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: the gentlewoman is recognized. ms. ros-lehtinen: thank you, mr. chairman. in fact, i rise in support of the amendment offered by the gentlelady from wisconsin. mr. chairman, this amendment has a noble purpose to draw attention to the poten erosion of the social and economic progress that has benefited women thro afghanistan since the fall of the taliban. many of us in congress have remained focus on key areas

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

3:35:05 to 3:35:25( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: addressed in the afghan national development strategy. the basis of the afghan -- afghanistan compact which are vital for building human capital and creating and enabling an environment, for promoting equal rights and opportunities for women in that country. ensuring the development and

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

3:35:26 to 3:35:46( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: application of sustainable strategies that invest in afghanistan's human capital, equipping both afghani women and men with the skills, the support and the resources need to move their country forward to peace and stability. furthermore, we have repeatedly express our commitment to

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

3:35:47 to 3:35:55( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: afghan political, economic and social development and promoting the participation of women and indeed all afghans in these processes.

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