Ken Salazar was positive about meeting Mexico’s president at the National Palace (REUTERS/Raquel Cunha)

After participating in a meeting with the President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) y legislators of the United States, Ambassador Ken Salazar reiterated the bonds of friendship and cooperation between the two nations. His statements also came amid the controversial initiative proposed by members of the Republican Party to combat drug trafficking in Mexico.

Leaving the National Palace, in the first square of the country’s capital, the United States Ambassador to Mexico took the opportunity to make a few statements to the media. In this regard, he reiterated his good feeling around the dialogue supported with the national president and his work team, as well as the commitment to continue joint actions.

“The most fundamental thing for me in this meeting is that We are partners, the United States and Mexico, forever. There are sometimes worries and disagreements, but we know that we are united by geography, our peoples, our economies and always in the fight for the well-being of the United States and Mexico, knowing that here in America North lies the greatest power in the world is. said the US official.

(Photo: Twitter/USAmbMex)
(Photo: Twitter/USAmbMex)

The meeting lasted nearly three hours and, in space, members of the United States Congress, as well as the Mexican government task force and Salazar discussed issues such as the border security between the two countries, Treaty between Mexico, the United States and Canadaas well as the fight against the health crisis due to drug trafficking fentanyl.

In this regard, Salazar also referred to the role of robert velascohead of the North American unit of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, who was in representation of Marcelo Ebrard Casaubon. It should be noted that the head of the SRE is in Washington.

“(That the people) who are in charge of the T-MEC were there and that it was very important to have a frank two-way dialogue. So we thank the government of Mexico and President López Obrador for their time, as well as Roberto Velasco and his entire team,” said the ambassador.

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