Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) issued the following statement after Rep. John Curtis (R-UT) was appointed to the committee:

“I am very pleased to welcome Rep. Curtis to the Foreign Affairs Committee. He has been a successful mayor and a successful businessman, both helpful experiences as we continue to promote prosperity here at home and around the globe. I look forward to getting to know and work with John. We’ve got much to do over the year ahead to advance America’s interests and keep our country safe.”

Note: Rep. Curtis will serve on the Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats and the Subcommittee on the Middle East and North Africa.