Washington, DC – Representatives Gregory W. Meeks and Michael McCaul, Ranking Member and Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, along with Ami Bera and Young Kim, Ranking Member and Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on the Indo-Pacific, issued the following statement on the Trilateral Leaders Summit of the United States, Japan, and the Republic of Korea.

“We welcome Prime Minister Kishida and President Yoon to the United States for the Trilateral Leaders Summit at Camp David. As the United States strengthens our already strong alliances with both Japan and South Korea, elevating our trilateral relationship is key to maintaining a free and open Indo-Pacific and a rules-based international order. We applaud both leaders for addressing historic differences to promote our shared values, enhance prosperity, and expand our economic and defense cooperation in the Indo-Pacific to address shared challenges.”