Congressman Matt Salmon

Representing the 5th District of Arizona

Foreign Affairs

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More on Foreign Affairs

Sep 17, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement addressing the Continuing Resolution, H.J. Res. 124, that passed the House of Representatives earlier today.

Sep 12, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and U.S. Rep.

Sep 10, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) issued the following response to President Obama’s address to the nation regarding his strategy to eliminate ISIS.

Sep 8, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) issued the following statement after urging the President to take action under existing law to limit the ability of U.S. citizens who are known terrorists to infiltrate the United States on U.S. passports.

Sep 8, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Friday, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and U.S. Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ), Chairman of the Western Hemisphere Subcommittee, sent a letter to Mexico’s Attorney General, Jesús Murillo Karam, to express their concern for the well-being of U.S. Marine Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi and to call for his immediate release. 

Sep 5, 2014 Letter

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Mr. Jesús Murillo Karam
Attorney General
United Mexican States

Dear Attorney General Murillo Karam,

Sep 2, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) issued the following statement on news reports of the beheading of Time journalist Steven Sotloff by members of the terrorist group ISIS.

“My prayers and condolences go out to the family of Steven Sotloff, who was brutally executed by ISIS barbarians.  This public execution is another reminder that ISIS terrorists will stop at nothing to advance its terror throughout the region and bring this fight to America’s shores.

Aug 1, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement in response to the continued conflict between the Israeli military to eliminate terroristic attacks from the Gaza Strip.

Aug 1, 2014 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement upon passage of H.R. 5230, the Secure the Southwest Border Act of 2014, which would provide additional funding and resources to help the U.S. Border Patrol secure our southwestern border.