Washington, DC— U.S. Rep. Eliot L. Engel, the Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, released the following statement regarding the announcement that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Guatemala June 4-5 to participate in the General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS).
The statement follows:
“I am very heartened to learn that Secretary Kerry will lead the U.S. delegation to this year’s General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS). I believe it is critical that the U.S. be represented at the highest level in the hemisphere’s premier multilateral forum. This news comes on the heels of trips to the region by both President Obama and Vice President Biden. I very much applaud this high-level interest in the affairs of our own neighborhood.”