Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) announced today that the Committee will convene a hearing entitled “America as a Pacific Power: Challenges and Opportunities in Asia.” The hearing will begin at 10 a.m. ET on Thursday, April 28.

Chairman Royce on the Hearing: “At a time when North Korea is expanding its nuclear arsenal and China is aggressively pressing territorial claims, it is critical that the United States work closely with our partners to advance shared values including democracy, human rights and open markets.  Strengthening relationships with South Korea, Taiwan and others will help promote stability and prosperity throughout the region.  This hearing will provide members a chance to question a top State Department official about U.S. policy for a region that is incredibly important to our future.”

Hearing: America as a Pacific Power: Challenges and Opportunities in Asia

10 a.m., Thursday, April 28

2172 Rayburn House Office Building

The Honorable Antony J. Blinken
Deputy Secretary of State
U.S. Department of State


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