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House Proceeding 11-13-07 on Nov 13th, 2007 :: 0:25:20 to 0:27:58
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on terror. it makes an outsized contribution to global security, contributing troops to military operations in afghanistan and iraq and the leading provings reconstruction team in afghanistan.

Gus Bilirakis

0:25:20 to 0:25:35( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: the two mind sweeper vessels in this bill will allow lithuanians to clear leftover sea mines from the balance tick sea and supports legitimate want -- lithuanian's -- legitimate wantia's commitment.

Gus Bilirakis

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Speech By: Gus Bilirakis

Gus Bilirakis

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Gus Bilirakis: taiwan is a thriving and energetic democracy. our two nations share political and strategic ties that only deepens over time. taiwan is a democracy in the asia-pacific region and we must

Gus Bilirakis

0:25:46 to 0:25:58( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: do all we can to further strengthen our political security and economic ties. this bill authorizes the sale of two mine sweepers to taiwan. i urge my colleagues to support this bill and i reserve

Gus Bilirakis

0:25:58 to 0:26:12( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from florida. mr. bilirakis: i yield myself such time as i may consume. i rise

Gus Bilirakis

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Gus Bilirakis: in support of the compact of free association amendments act of 2007. the united states shares a uniquely close history and friendship with the pacific island nations of micronesia, the

Gus Bilirakis

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Gus Bilirakis: marshall islands and palal. in the aftermath of world war i, -- ii, the united states ministered those islands as trust territories until they became independent sovereign nations in the 1980's

Gus Bilirakis

0:26:39 to 0:26:54( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: and 1990's. our relationsy those countries are governed by compacts of flee association which guarantee certain forms of u.s. assistance and cooperation in exchange for defense rights. and obligations

Gus Bilirakis

0:26:54 to 0:27:06( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: that are unique in the world. those specific -- specific nations remain stal water friends of the united states and -- stalwart friends of the united states and dependable partners. some

Gus Bilirakis

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Gus Bilirakis: of their citizens continue to serve with great distinction and personal sacrifice in the united states armed forces, including iraq and afghanistan. the 108th congress extended a significantly

Gus Bilirakis

0:27:18 to 0:27:58( Edit History Discussion )

Gus Bilirakis: restructured compact of free association with micronesia and marshall islands in the compact of free association amendments act of 2003. this bill makes technical corrections, updates and minor

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