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Congressional Delegation Visits RFE/RL


U.S. Reps Berkley and Gingrey provide their views to RFE/RL's Central Newsroom during their visit to Prague

U.S. Reps Berkley and Gingrey provide their views to RFE/RL's Central Newsroom during their visit to Prague

A group of seven members of the United States House of Representatives visited RFE/RL’s headquarters on April 17, 2009. They sat down for a question and answer session with RFE/RL leadership and staff, toured RFE/RL's Afghan service - Radio Azadi, and gave an interview to RFE/RL’s Central Newsroom.

The bi-partisan delegation was chaired by the Honorable Shelley Berkley (D-NV) and included Hon. Phil Gingrey (R-GA), Hon. Virginia Foxx (R-VA), Hon. John Carter (R-TX), Hon. Steve Cohen (D-TN), Hon. Paul Kanjoski (D-TN), and Hon. Ron Klein (R-FL). The members were in Prague to take part in the Trans-Atlantic Legislators' Dialogue with lawmakers from EU member states.

In their interview with RFE/RL, Chairwoman Berkely and Representaive Gingrey discussed a wide range of issues including democracy promotion under the Obama Administration and the ongoing war in Afghanistan. The interview is available here.
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