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Sep 30, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement upon introduction of H.R. 6281, a bill to prevent specialized financial messaging services to the Central Bank of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), and to prevent direct or indirect access to such messaging services.

Sep 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement after the House confirmed the Senate’s veto override of S. 2040, the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act.

“The President’s veto was surprising since it prioritized foreign interests over American citizens, but today Congress showed that it answers first to the American people.  I’m proud that members on both sides of the aisle joined together and put American interests ahead of party politics for this historic vote.

Sep 28, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement on word of the passing of Israeli statesman, Shimon Peres.

“As a trailblazer of peace in the Middle East, Shimon Peres will be deeply missed.  He left his mark on one of our strongest allies through his tireless dedication to the dream of peace. With this dedication, he forged the first agreement between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization, ensuring safety and security for people on both sides of the conflict.

Sep 27, 2016 Remark

Chairman Salmon’s Opening Statement
As Prepared for Delivery

Committee on Foreign Affairs - Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
“The U.S.– Republic of Korea–Japan Trilateral Relationship: Promoting Mutual Interests in Asia”
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 | 2:00 pm

Sep 22, 2016 Remark

Chairman Salmon’s Opening Statement
As Prepared for Delivery

Committee on Foreign Affairs - Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
“Diplomacy and Security in the South China Sea: After the Tribunal”
Thursday, September 22, 2016 | 2:00 pm

Sep 14, 2016 Remark

Chairman Salmon’s Opening Statement
As Prepared for Delivery

Committee on Foreign Affairs - Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific
North Korea’s Perpetual Provocations: Another Dangerous, Escalatory Nuclear Test
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 | 3:00 pm

Sep 9, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05), Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, today released this statement following the reports of a fifth test of a nuclear weapon by North Korea.

Sep 7, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released this statement following the House passage of his resolution to commend cooperation between the United States, South Korea, and Japan, and promote stability in the Asia-Pacific region.

Jul 15, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, and Rep. Eliot Engel (NY-16), Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement after introducing a bill to strengthen international cooperation and support freedom of navigation in the South China Sea.

Jul 12, 2016 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, released the following statement on a UN tribunal’s ruling in matter of The Republic of Philippines v. The People’s Republic of China.