The Secretary for External Relations (SRE), Marcelo Ebrard, announced that Mexico and the United States will hold a meeting on security in April, which will take place in Washington, D.C.
After the President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, received at the National Palace Elizabeth Sherwood Randall, An adviser to President Joe Biden on national security, the Chancellor announced that teams from both countries will continue working tables.
In Mexico, López Obrador named Rosa Icela Rodriguez Secretary for Citizen Security and Protection (CPSS) at the head of the Mexican entourage that will arrive in the capital of the United States in the coming weeks.
The meeting with the White House adviser was announced by the Mexican president during his morning conference on Thursday March 9. Sherwood-Randall arrived at the National Palace around noon accompanied by the American Ambassador to Mexico, Ken Salazar.
Meanwhile, the Mexican team was led by Marcelo Ebrard, Rosa Icela Rodríguez and the Secretary of National Defense (Sedena), Louis Croissant Sandoval.
For his part, through his Twitter account, López Obrador stressed that the meeting with the manager was “very good”. He explained that the issues discussed were arms and fentanyl trafficking, as well as Joe Biden’s decision to respect the sovereignty of Mexico.
The White House delegation arrived in Mexico City on March 8 to speak with their Mexican counterparts as part of the Bicentennial Agreement on Safety, Public Health and Community Safety between Mexico and the United Statesas well as part of the Binational strategy against arms and fentanyl trafficking.
The meetings, in seat of the federal executive and in the offices of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, occurred within the framework of the kidnapping of four American citizenstwo of whom were murdered in Tamaulipas, presumably by organized crime groups.
“Mexico and the United States must coordinate their efforts against the trafficking and illicit production of fentanyl. National Security Advisor Liz Sherwood-Randall led a delegation visit to Mexico to promote joint actions,” he said. Ken Salazar on their social networks.
On the other hand, the Federal President expressed in the morning that a report on the fight against fentanyl would be presented at the meeting, as well as “the commitment to continue to help, to continue to support”. However, he clarified that they do not accept threats (from Republicans).
And it is that in recent days American lawmakers have had disputes with Mexican politicians, after the Republican members of Congress And Crenshaw there Michael Waltz They presented last January an initiative of the American army to fight against traffickers of fentanyl on Mexican territory. This proposal was struck down by morenistas, including López Obrador, as an interventionist policy.
Meanwhile, he highlighted a new proposal from Republicans Lindsay Graham and John Neely Kennedy, which insists on a military intervention in Mexico. Considering this, AMLO expressed:
“For once, we have fixed a position. We are not going to allow any foreign government to intervene, let alone the entry of the armed forces,” maintained Andrés Manuel. In the meantime, he announced that a campaign will be launched to publicize his government’s actions against drug trafficking and “how this initiative by the Republicans, in addition to being irresponsible, is a crime”.
In response, And Crenshaw He messaged her via Twitter. “Control yourself. You should be campaigning against the cartels that are killing your own people, not the Americans who want to help eradicate them,” the Texan said.
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