Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) issued the following statement after meeting today with President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea:

“President Moon’s visit to the United States comes at a critical time, as both our countries face growing challenges. The Republic of Korea is America’s greatest friend in the Asia Pacific region, which is why I remain committed to further strengthening our strategic partnership – particularly in light of urgent threats from the North Korean regime. Together, we can promote the democratic values that lead to peace, stability, and prosperity.”