Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations has jurisdiction over matters relating to acquisition of land and buildings for embassies and legations in foreign countries; boundaries of the United States; diplomatic service; foreign economic, military, technical, and humanitarian assistance; foreign loans; international aspects of nuclear energy; international law as it relates to foreign policy; national security; oceans and international environmental and scientific affairs as they relate to foreign policy; protection of United States citizens abroad and expatriation; relations of the United States with foreign nations generally; treaties and executive agreements; United Nations and its affiliated organizations; World Bank group, the regional development banks, and other international organizations established primarily for development assistance purposes; and other areas. [Senate Manual XXV, Clause 1 (j)]

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