Mexican and US presidents discuss further cooperation in phone talks

Earlier, the Latin American government welcomed Biden’s decision to halt the construction of a wall on the common border
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador held telephone talks with his US counterpart Joseph Biden on Friday. The Latin American head of state said this on his Twitter.

“We discussed issues related to migration, covid and cooperation for development and well-being”, –  López Obrador wrote. – “All indications are that relations for the good of our countries and peoples will be good.” The Mexican leader spoke to Biden for the first time as US president.

On Wednesday, Mexican authorities congratulated Biden on taking office. The Latin American government also welcomed the new White House chief executive’s decision to stop building a wall on the shared border.

Mexico is among the most important trading partners of the US. In 2019, trade between the two countries reached a record $614.5 billion.


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