Canada Foreign Minister visits Mexico, coincides in trilateral renegotiation of NAFTA

Ms Freeland also discussed NAFTA, immigration and regional development
President Peña Nieto with Canada Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland (R), Mexico Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray alongside Mexico Minister of Economy, Ildefonso Guajardo (L)- Photo: Courtesy of the Mexican Presidency
23/05/2017
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President Enrique Peña Nieto greeted the Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chrystia Freeland in the presidential residence of Los Pinos, in Mexico City, earlier today.

Mexico Ministers of Economy, Ildefonso Guajardo, and Foreign Relations, Luis Videgaray, also attended the meeting aimed at discussing key topics of the bilateral relations agenda.

President Peña Nieto took the opportunity to compliment Canada for the 150th anniversary of its confederation status. Additionally, the head of the Mexican executive affirmed Mexico's willingness to work and strengthen ties with Canada, so as promote the benefits of existing relations and to extend collaboration between the two sovereign nations for the benefit our peoples.

On a separate event, Ms. Freeland discussed her country's stand towards the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), where she coincided with her Mexican counterpart on the importance of trilateral renegotiation, during her participation in the Forum Mexico and North America: A global Powerhouse organized by the Americas Society and Council of the Americas.

Additionally, Ms. Freeland​ commented on immigration, environment and regional development with Foreign Minister Videgaray, Economy Minister, Ildefonso Guajardo, and Finance Minister, José Antonio Meade in the Mexican Ministry of Foreign Affairs in downtown, Mexico City.

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