Congressman Matt Salmon

Representing the 5th District of Arizona

Foreign Affairs

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May 14, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today issued the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 1191, the Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015.

May 9, 2015 Press Release

Hong Kong – Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Rep. Matt Salmon led a bipartisan delegation to Hong Kong with Rep. Alan Lowenthal and Rep. Tom Emmer. The delegation, all Members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, met with various officials in the Hong Kong government, members of the Legislative Council, former government officials, and the American business community.

Apr 29, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Reps. Matt Salmon (R-AZ) and Brad Sherman (D-CA) introduced a resolution to express the United States’ support of Nepal and the Nepalese people after they were shaken by a magnitude 7.8 earthquake that killed thousands and leveled homes, businesses, and historic structures across a wide swath of the country.

Apr 16, 2015 Press Release

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Apr 16, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, today introduced legislation that would promote Taiwan’s participation as an observer in International Criminal Police Organization, or INTERPOL.

Apr 14, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today issued the following statement upon word that President Barack Obama plans to remove Cuba from the State Department’s State Sponsors of Terrorism list.

“When politics drives policy, you get some really bad policy—and that’s what’s happening here.  The President is singularly focused on undermining America’s standing in the world and turning his back on the democratic values we hold dear.

Apr 10, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement on the passing of former Arizona Governor Raul Hector Castro.

“Arizona mourns the passing of former Governor Raul Hector Castro. Governor Castro’s contributions to the state have helped make Arizona the great state that we love and respect today.  His service to the United States of America as Ambassador to El Salvador, Bolivia, and Argentina will always be remembered. He was truly a great example of American leadership.”

Apr 8, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, today released the following statement on the 36th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act.

Apr 3, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, today released the following statement after hearing word of the murder of a Bangladeshi blogger.

Apr 2, 2015 Press Release

Washington, D.C. — Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) today released the following statement upon hearing word that a framework agreement was reached addressing Iran’s nuclear program.

“Since these discussions were first started, I have maintained that the idea of openly engaging Iran with negotiations that will, in any way, allow them to develop their nuclear program are useless.  From early reports, that is exactly what we’ve learned of today.