US congressman and Head of the House International Relations Committee Lantos smiles during a news conference in Moscow

 
US congressman and Head of the House International Relations Committee Lantos smiles during a news conference in Moscow
U.S. congressman and Head of the House International Relations Committee Tom Lantos smiles during a news conference in Moscow February 21, 2007. Moscow and Washington need to cooperate in global issues rather than focus on disagreements, Lantos, who had irked Russia by calls to expel it from the club of leading democracies, said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Yuri Samoligo (REUTERS)