Menendez Statement On Dubai Ports World Deal

Menendez Statement On Dubai Ports World Deal

Washington - U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) released a statement on reports of obstacles to finalizing the purchase of the Port Newark Container Terminal.

"The concerns we expressed a year ago are still valid today: A company run and controlled by a foreign government should not run and control the operations of American ports. Period. All parties involved in these negotiations should remember that this is not just a business transaction and isn't just about a quick payday. This is, most importantly, a matter of national security and about protecting the American people. If this deal falls through it would be a tremendous disservice to the American people and to our nation's security - a fate no one wants on their hands."

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