Anthony Blinken and Marcelo Ebrard are preparing Joe Biden’s trip to Mexico

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Marcelo Ebrard, Foreign Minister of Mexico, and Antony Blinken, Secretary of State of the United States, met this Friday in Washington to organize the visit in January of Joe Biden, US President, to national territory, where the summit of leaders of America will be held. from North.

After the meeting at the State Department, Ebrard told the press that they also discussed issues on the bilateral agenda such as security and trade, in addition to the crisis in Peru.

“I went to greet the Secretary of State to update two things: the summit we have for January 9 and 10, and progress on the bilateral agenda that he and I are carrying,” he explained.

On the crisis in Peru, they limited themselves to “clarifying the position” of each government. The United States supports the new government of Dina Boluarte, while Mexico has offered asylum to former President Pedro Castillo.

The foreign minister added that they are “preparing” for the lifting next week of Title 42, a policy used until now by the United States to expressly expel migrants at the border with Mexico, and that a judge has struck down.

Upon receiving Ebrard at the State Department, Blinken said that on the table was the cooperation of both countries in terms of migration, security, and the construction of a “competitive North America.”

“We are preparing for the North American Leaders Summit early next year, so we are going to talk about it,” said the leader of US diplomacy.

Earlier, Ebrard led a Mexican government delegation that met with US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to discuss Mexico’s attempt to ban the import of GM corn from the US for human consumption, something Washington wants to avoid.

The foreign minister told the press that the corn issue was the main reason for his trip to the United States and explained that both governments agreed to reach an agreement on the matter by the end of January.

Source: OEM

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