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Washington, DC – House Foreign Affairs Committee Lead Republican Michael McCaul released the below statement following President Biden’s virtual meeting with leaders of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (Quad). The Quad includes leaders from Japan, India, and Australia.

“Members of the Quad, and other important regional partners like ASEAN, have a long-term interest in promoting and maintaining a free and open Indo-Pacific. I am pleased to see the Biden Administration working with leading democracies in the region to promote economic and security cooperation and counter coercion by any country looking to dismantle democratic values and rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific.”