Cantwell Statement on China’s Agreement to Help Stop Fentanyl Precursors, Pill Presses From Reaching U.S. Shores

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) released this statement following President Joe Biden’s announcement of China’s agreement to help stop fentanyl precursors – chemicals used to make illicit fentanyl – from reaching the U.S.:

“I welcome President Biden and Chinese President Xi‘s agreement to work to cut down on the manufacturing equipment and precursor chemicals used in illicit fentanyl production. China helping to stop the flow of fentanyl is a necessary step.”