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AMLO talks with US legislators on trade, migration and security

The president of Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obradorreceived US legislators on Monday, with whom he discussed free trade, migration and security.

The relationship with the United States is respectful, cooperative and for the benefit of our peoples.”, assured the Mexican president on his official Twitter account, where he aired the meeting.

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The entourage of US legislators, made up of senators Maggie Hasanof New Hampshire; Tom Carperfrom Delaware, and congressmen Lou CorreaOf California; Dan Kildeeof Michigan; Don Beyerfrom Virginia and Jerry Carlfrom Alabama, met with López Obrador at the National Palace.

We dialogue about free trade, migration and security”, explained López Obrador in his publication, which he accompanied by a photograph that also shows the United States ambassador to Mexico, Ken Salazar.

The meeting was also attended by members of the Mexican Government such as the heads of the Secretariats of Economy, Raquel Buenrostro; of the National Defense, Luis Cresencio Sandoval; of Marine, Jose Raphael Ojeda; Of Foreign Affairs , Marcelo Ebrardof the Governorate, Adam Lopez and Public Security, Rosa Icela Rodriguez.

The meeting took place within the framework of dialogue between Mexican and US officials to control insecurity in both countries and the transfer of drugs, such as fentanyl, as well as to improve the investment climate of foreign companies in Mexico, especially due to differences on energy issues, and because of the exodus of migrants that has saturated the border shared by both nations.

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On February 8, President López Obrador announced that the United States’ special climate envoy, john kerrytogether with legislators from his country will visit the southeast of Mexico between March 19 and 21 to analyze wind energy projects.

The visit will take place as part of the follow-up given by both nations to the Isthmus of Tehuantepecan area in the southeast of Mexico where the Government of Mexico promotes an industrial corridor with 10 parks, four of which would be for wind energy.

Source: Elcomercio

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