MEXICO CITY (AP) – The United States and Mexico will restart the mechanism of the High Level Economic Dialogue (DEAN) on September 9 at a meeting to discuss cooperation plans to boost development in the Latin American country’s south . In an effort to stem the flow of migration to Central America.
Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard said on Tuesday that the meeting would take place in Washington and that officials from the ministries of finance, economy and foreign relations would participate on the Mexican side.
The reactivation of the dean’s apparatus, which had not been in session for five years, was agreed during a visit that Vice President Kamala Harris made to the Mexican capital in June and confirmed last week at a meeting organized by a delegation headed by the secretary Went. National Security Mexican Alejandro Meyercas and US National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan with Mexican officials.
On the issues that will be addressed in the meeting, the External Affairs Minister announced that the location of supply chains to Mexico, coordination mechanisms in emergency situations, international cooperation and infrastructure for development in southern Mexico and Central America will be discussed. Limit.
The government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador has raised the need to promote development and investment plans in southern Mexico and Central America to counter the increased migrant influx at the start of the Joe Biden administration during this year with Washington.
The DEAN mechanism was activated in 2013 by the governments of Barack Obama and Enrique Pea Nieto as part of a comprehensive cooperation agreement to promote economic growth in the two countries and create jobs on both sides of the border.
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