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Powell Remarks After His Darfur Senate Testimony

Remarks After His Testimony to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee


Secretary Colin L. Powell
Dirksen Senate Office Building
Washington, DC
September 9, 2004

(12:30 p.m. EDT)


QUESTION: Could I have a second with you? I know you're going to need more money for the Sudan.

SECRETARY POWELL: Pardon?

QUESTION: I'm with Congressional Quarterly. I just wanted to check in with you. I know you guys are going to need more money for Sudan --

SECRETARY POWELL: I'm going to do what?

QUESTION: You're definitely going to need more money for Sudan. I'm wondering if you have any idea when you're going to be able to make that request from Congress.

SECRETARY POWELL: No, we've got funds now and we don't have an estimate. And I don't have an estimate for a time yet.

QUESTION: Do you think it will be before the end of the 108th?

SECRETARY POWELL: I can't -- I just told you, I don't have an estimate of the time yet.

QUESTION: Thank you very much. 2004/256 [End]

Released on September 9, 2004


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