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House Proceeding on Oct 9th, 2007 :: 0:53:02 to 0:55:11
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Gus Bilirakis

0:48:26 to 0:53:02( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Gus Bilirakis

Gus Bilirakis

0:52:50 to 0:53:02( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: speaker pro tempore: the gentlelady from california. ms. watson: mr. speaker, i yield two minutes to the gentlelady from nevada, member of the veterans' committee and ways and means, two minutes

Shelley Berkley

0:53:02 to 0:53:16( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: to speak. ms. berkley: i thank the gentlelady from california. mr. speaker, i rise in support of this resolution of which i am a proud co-sponsor. in the summer of 2006, we witnessed the

Shelley Berkley

0:53:02 to 0:55:11( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Shelley Berkley

Shelley Berkley

0:53:16 to 0:53:29( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: major breakthrough in the troubled history of this divided island. after years of conflict, both sides committed themselves to the re-unification of cyprus based on a bizonal, federation and

Shelley Berkley

0:53:29 to 0:53:45( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: political equality by agreeing to these principles, they recognize the status quo as unacceptable and that continuing it only hurts both the turkish and greek communities. in connection with this

Shelley Berkley

0:53:45 to 0:54:01( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: commitment, we are all pleased to see the government to take a number of confidence building measures, providing free health care for the turkish cypriots. my family and i traveled to cyprus

Shelley Berkley

0:54:01 to 0:54:14( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: and enjoyed the hospitality. while i enjoyed the beauty of the island, i was most struck by the openness of the people there who treated my family and me with the greatest regard. it is cruel

Shelley Berkley

0:54:14 to 0:54:29( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: that such a warm and hospitable people should continue to be subjected to this conflict. we were simply appalled by the state of the green line area. it is a blot on an otherwise breath faking

Shelley Berkley

0:54:29 to 0:54:43( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: country. it is time that the turkish troops remove themselves from this island so that at our next visit cyprus will once again be a peaceful and unified island, free of occupation. mr. speaker,

Shelley Berkley

0:54:43 to 0:54:52( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: it is time for both sides to come together to execute the july, 2006, agreement. the principles have been laid out and all that we need now is implementation. i urge support for this resolution,

Shelley Berkley

0:54:52 to 0:55:01( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from florida. mr. bilirakis: i yield back the balance of my time, mr. speaker. the speaker pro tempore: the

Shelley Berkley

0:55:01 to 0:55:11( Edit History Discussion )

Shelley Berkley: gentlelady from california. ms. watson: mr. speaker, i have no further requests for time, and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the question, therefore, is will

Diane E. Watson

0:55:11 to 0:55:20( Edit History Discussion )

Diane E. Watson: the house suspend the rules and agree to house resolution 405 as amended. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, 2/3 having responded in the affirmative,

Diane E. Watson

0:55:11 to 1:00:19( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Diane E. Watson

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