Washington D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) issued the following statement upon the swearing in of Martin Vizcarra as President of Peru:

“I commend the government and the people of Peru for today’s peaceful, smooth and constitutional transfer of power, and look forward to the continuation of a positive relationship with Peru under the presidency of Martin Vizcarra.  Peru is an important security partner and ally, with whom we enjoy a healthy free trade relationship.  I look forward to working closely with President Vizcarra and his government.”