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López Obrador thanks Trump “for making him more and more respectful”: “He wasn’t going to treat us as a colony”

July 9, 2020

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador expressed his gratitude to his US counterpart Donald Trump for “increasing respect” for Mexico and its citizens, and claims that this shows this despite the historical “grievances” between the two countries. understand each other without arrogance or extremism. “

López Obrador used the speech he gave to Trump at the White House after the meeting on the entry into force of the Mexico, United States and Canada Treaty (T-MEC) to address the delicate issue of bilateral relations. characterized by US immigration policies including the Wall in recent years.

“Certainly we have had disagreements in the history of our relationships and there have been grievances that have not yet been forgotten, but we have also been able to make tacit or explicit agreements on cooperation and coexistence,” said AMLO when the Mexican press baptized him.

López Obrador thanks Trump “for making him more and more respectful”: “He wasn’t going to treat us as a colony”López Obrador thanks Trump “for making him more and more respectful”: “He wasn’t going to treat us as a colony”

In this sense, he emphasized that “the history, geopolitics, neighborhood, and economic circumstances of both nations naturally promoted a migration process” that formed a Mexican community of “good and hard-working people in the United States that (.. .) has contributed a lot to the development of this great nation. “