Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA), Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, issued the following statement on the results of Scotland’s independence referendum:

“This is a welcome vote.  The Scottish people’s decision to remain part of the United Kingdom will allow our robust cooperation on security, humanitarian, and economic issues to continue uninterrupted.  I look forward to further deepening the exceptional relations between our countries.”