United States Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Mexico Secretary of State Marcelo Ebrard held their first bilateral meeting this Wednesday, underlining their commitment to “collaborative” solutions to the “challenges” of security and irregular migration.
At a meeting in the Costa Rican capital, San José, the heads of the US and Mexican diplomacy discussed “continued cooperation” between the countries on “various issues to promote the prosperity and security of both nations,” the State Department spokesman reported. Ned price.
Blinken thanked Ebrard for the collaboration of the Mexican executive to address the “root causes” of irregular migration in the region, a challenge to which both have reaffirmed their commitment.
They also discussed advances in COVID-19 treatment, economic recovery, efforts to support Central America, climate action, and issues related to democracy, regional governance and security, both parties have stated.
After the meeting, the US Secretary of State expressed his “pleasure” through his Twitter profile at having spoken to the Mexican Secretary of State with whom he said he had “discussed” the “efforts” of two countries “a safer and more prosperous one Create region. “
“Mexico is an indispensable partner”, emphasized Blinken, an opinion shared by his Mexican counterpart, who has influenced the countries through the same social network to move “towards a common vision”.
Ebrard has indicated that Blinken’s position was “warm and keen to listen to Mexico’s proposals,” for which he predicted that the relationship between the two would be “very good and fruitful” and that Mexico and the United States “would work together build “close and productive relationship”.
“The visit of Vice President (United States) Kamala Harris next Tuesday will provide a report on the close bilateral relations that are being built,” added the Secretary of State.
Harris will travel in person to Mexico and Guatemala June 7-8 to address the issue of migration.