January 22, 2021 | 7:19 pm
The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, had his first call this Friday with the new president of the United States Joe Biden.
Through a message on his Twitter account, the Mexican president said that they discussed related issues such as migration, the pandemic and cooperation for development and well-being.
Everything indicates that relations will be good for the good of our peoples and nations
We spoke with President Biden, he was kind and respectful. We deal with issues related to migration, # COVID19 and cooperation for development and well-being. Everything indicates that relations will be good for the good of our peoples and nations. pic.twitter.com/QEVK4UgFuo
– Andrés Manuel (@lopezobrador_) January 23, 2021
According to the Ministry of Foreign Relations, López Obrador congratulated Joe Biden for his taking of protest.
“During the conversation, which was conducted in a cordial tone, the Mexican president celebrated the recognition of the contributions of the Mexican migrant community in the United States and reiterated Mexico’s thesis, according to which the basic solution to the phenomenon of migration involves the promotion of development in the communities of origin ”, detailed the SRE in a statement.
He also noted that both countries pledged to have “effective cooperation” to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, “they agreed that their governments will collaborate to face various challenges arising from the global health situation.”
The publication on social networks of the Mexican president includes a photo in which Marcelo Ebrard, Secretary of Foreign Relations, and Alfonso Romo, former head of the Office of the Presidency.