Washington, D.C. – Tomorrow at 10 a.m., House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) will convene a hearing entitled “America as a Pacific Power: Challenges and Opportunities in Asia.”

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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***Coverage note:  All Foreign Affairs Committee proceedings are webcast live at foreignaffairs.house.gov/live-video-feed.