Mexico City – U.S. President Joe Biden will meet his Mexican counterpart Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador for a bilateral meeting at the White House on July 12, White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Tuesday.
The leaders will discuss their efforts to address global challenges, such as food security, and discuss joint competitiveness initiatives, such as work being undertaken in the U.S.-Mexico High-Level Economic Dialogue.
They also plan to discuss their visions for North America, cooperation on migration, joint development efforts in Central America, security, climate and energy, and global issues.
Meanwhile, the First Lady of the United States, Jill Biden, will meet with Ms. Beatriz Gutierrez Müller, First Lady of Mexico, to discuss issues related to the education sector.
The agenda was approved by the Secretary of State of the United States, Antony Blinken, and the White House team, according to the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE), Marcelo Ebrard, on his official Twitter account.
López Obrador said that his government will present an anti-inflationary plan to the US administration to address the effects that the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine have had on the world economy.
The Mexican president also mentioned that security issues such as drug trafficking and arms trafficking will surely be addressed. At the same time, he assured that US-Mexico relations remain on the best terms.