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Mexico confirms that López Obrador will be received at the White House on July 8th and 9th

July 1, 2020

The Mexican government announced on Tuesday that it has received an official invitation from the government of the President of the United States, Donald Trump, to visit the White House on July 8 and 9.

This was confirmed by Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard in a message on his personal Twitter account. This news comes a week after Mexico reported that it proposed a meeting between the two countries and Canada in Washington to mark the immediate entry into force of the July 1 free trade agreement.

For his part, Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, when asked during the usual morning appearance before the media, emphasized that his visit to the White House was not meant to apply for credit, but to “participate” in the beginning. of the free trade agreement.

Mexico confirms that López Obrador will be received at the White House on July 8th and 9thMexico confirms that López Obrador will be received at the White House on July 8th and 9th

“We don’t need credit, we have healthy public finances,” said López Obrador, who compared the current situation in the country to the mid-1990s when President Ernesto Zedillos (1994-2000) went into a crisis “who.” gave a United States bailout “that should” have the oil pawned “.