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Zeldin, Pompeo and LoBiondo Seek Response on their Iranian Visa Applications

April 13, 2016
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressmen Lee Zeldin (R, NY-1), Mike Pompeo (R, KS-4) and Frank LoBiondo (R, NJ-2) sent a letter yesterday to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif, requesting a response on their visa applications to Iran, which they submitted more than two months ago. 
 
At the beginning of February, the three lawmakers submitted visa applications to travel to Iran to observe its elections and accomplish a number of other goals. They submitted a letter alongside their applications, outlining the aims of their trip. 
 
The full text of their letter to Zarif can be found here: PDF icon4.12.16 Letter to Foreign Minister Zarif.pdf
 
Rep. Zeldin is a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  He is an Army veteran and currently serves in the Army reserves. Rep. Pompeo serves on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the Select Committee on Benghazi.  He is a graduate of West Point and an Army veteran.  Rep. LoBiondo is a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the House Armed Services Committee.