Minister Freeland to participate in North American Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Mexico City
Ottawa – The importance of the Canada-United States-Mexico relationship is reflected in our strong diplomatic, cultural, educational and commercial relations. Canada remains committed to strengthening its multi-faceted relationship with its North American friends and allies.
Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that she will participate in the North American Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Mexico City, Mexico, with her counterparts from the United States and Mexico on February 2.
This meeting is an opportunity for the foreign ministers of the United States, Mexico and Canada to take stock of trilateral cooperation on issues of shared interest and to highlight the benefits to all three countries working closely together.
This year, Minister Freeland; Rex Tillerson, US Secretary of State; and Luis Videgaray, Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Affairs and host for the meeting, will discuss ongoing and future opportunities for trilateral cooperation and collaboration on the economy, including the modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta), as well as regional and global issues.
“I look forward to a positive and constructive meeting with my American and Mexican counterparts this week to discuss shared interests among our countries. In addition to the North American economic and commercial relationship, including NAFTA, we will discuss current regional collaboration on issues including Venezuela, irregular migration, cooperation on transnational crime and the upcoming Summit of the Americas.`- Chrystia Freeland, P.C., M.P., Minister of Foreign Affairs