Canadian ministers to visit Mexico
Ontario – Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs; Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance; and Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification, today announced they will visit Mexico City on July 25, 2018.
While there, the ministers will meet with Enrique Peña Nieto, Mexico’s President, as well as with Luis Videgaray, Secretary of Foreign Affairs, and Ildefonso Guajardo, Secretary of Economy, to discuss issues of concern to Canada and Mexico, including ongoing NAFTA modernization negotiations. The ministers will also meet with Andrés Manuel López Obrador, president-elect, and his team.
“Ties between Canada and Mexico have never been stronger. We look forward to sitting down with President Peña Nieto next week as well as holding our first meeting with president-elect López Obrador. As friends and partners, Canada and Mexico will continue to work together to bring prosperity and security to North America.”
– Hon. Chrystia Freeland, P.C., M.P., Minister of Foreign Affairs
“Canada and Mexico not only share a continent, we share a common commitment to strengthening our economies and creating good jobs and opportunities for our citizens. Working together, we will navigate immediate challenges while staying focused on our goal of achieving long-term growth that benefits everyone.” – Bill Morneau, Minister of Finance
“We are eager to build on our significant achievements with the current government and together with the new administration strengthen the bilateral and multilateral relationships that diversify our economies and offer greater opportunities to more of our citizens.” – Jim Carr, Minister of International Trade Diversification