Blinken was received in Mexico City by the Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, Marcelo Ebrard
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in Mexico on Monday on an official trip in which he plans to meet with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
Blinken was received in Mexico City by the Mexican Secretary of Foreign Relations, Marcelo Ebrard. “We warmly welcome the Secretary of State of the United States, Antony Blinken, and the Secretary of Commerce of that country, Gina Raimondo, who are attending the High-Level Economic Dialogue agreed by Presidents Biden and López Obrador. Mexico and the US common vision,” Ebrard said on social media.
The meeting with López Obrador is scheduled for Monday afternoon and the US Secretary of the Economy, Gina Raimondo, will also participate. Blinken’s trip is part of the High-Level Economic Dialogue between the two countries, according to the Mexican newspaper.
López Obrador stressed before the meeting that “there is no lawsuit” with the US. “Our adversaries rub their hands and it’s been four years now because they want us to fight. They will stay rubbing. There can be no lawsuit because the agreements that exist are beneficial to both nations. It is no longer the time before that foreign governments could retaliate , even, in the extreme, invade us, that is no longer, Mexico is an independent, free, sovereign country”.
Although there are no set topics, it is possible that it will address migration, energy issues, and even the petition to free Julián Assange, López Obrador has indicated. “It’s about dealing with issues of interest to both nations and peoples,” he said.
In addition, López Obrador emphasized that the relationship with the US president, Joe Biden, is good, recalling that he recently sent him a letter “with the purpose of maintaining the relationship of respect, that respect for the sovereignties of the two countries, a good neighbor policy, and we have not had a problem”.