The president of the United States, Joe Biden, spoke this Saturday with his Mexican counterpart, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, to discuss the challenges on the border between both countries and they have shown their commitment to continue their productive partnership.
“In the spirit of their strong partnership, President Joe Biden spoke this afternoon with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico. President Biden and President López Obrador discussed the challenges on our shared border and committed to continuing their productive partnership” , reported a statement shared by the White House.
They added that “President Biden expressed his gratitude for Mexico’s operational support and for taking concrete measures to deter irregular migration while expanding legal avenues. The two leaders reiterated their shared commitment to strengthening our joint efforts to counter the transnational criminal organizations involved in the illicit trafficking of drugs, weapons and people.
They have also agreed to continue “close cooperation” between the two governments “to improve the lives of Americans and Mexicans and promote opportunities throughout the Western Hemisphere.”