Senate panel may subpoena U.S. Defense Secretary Austin to testify on Afghanistan -Menendez

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FILE PHOTO: Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin delivers a speech during the 20th annual September 11 observance ceremony at the Pentagon in Washington, U.S., September 11, 2021. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

September 14, 2021

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Bob Menendez, said on Tuesday he was disappointed U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin did not agree to testify at a committee hearing on Afghanistan and he may subpoena him and others to do so.

(Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Franklin Paul)

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