The governments of Mexico and the US They endorsed their intention to work together to strengthen their economiesregulate the migratory flow and combat organized crime.
There is a commitment to continue supporting to not allow the introduction of chemicals and fentanyl. We are very aware of the harm it causes to the people of the United States. “It is an issue that has to do with our humanism and an act of solidarity, we are sincerely committed to continuing to help,” said President López Obrador prior to his meeting with Joe Biden at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC). .
The American stated that He has the best possible partner in his Mexican counterpart. to address issues that interest both countries. “We see it in our security cooperation. “We are working hand in hand to combat gun trafficking, organized crime, and address the opioid pandemic, including fentanyl,” she emphasized.
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He joked with López Obrador when referring to Thursday’s dinner with the other leaders of the APEC. “You were so captivating with my wife that I was worried that she liked you more than me,” Joe Biden pointed out.
THEY AGREE TO PUT UP A WALL AGAINST OPIOIDS
The presidents of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obradorand of USA, Joe Bidenthey maintained their fourth bilateral meetingin this case in San francisco Californiawhere they reaffirmed their commitment to work together to strengthen their economies, regulate the migratory flow and combat organized crime.
Prior to their work meeting, the two presidents had a brief meeting with the press at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Forum (APEC)where they reiterated that there is a good relationship and close work.
There are nearly 40 million Mexicans living and working honestly in the United States and that unites us even more. Of course, we have to continue moving forward to temper and resolve the migration phenomenon, we are doing it in a jointly coordinated manner.
Regarding the fight against drugs, Mexico is committed to continuing to support not allowing the introduction of chemicals and fentanyl. We are very aware of the damage it causes to the American people. It is an issue that has to do with our humanism and an act of solidarity, we are sincerely committed to continuing to help,” said the President of Mexico.
López Obrador commented that in this effort it was already possible to involve Chinawhere part of the chemical precursors to produce fentanyl.
Biden insisted that he has in López Obrador the best possible partner to address the issues that interest both countries.
Nothing is out of our reach. I mean it, when Mexico and the US stay united and work together like we have been doing.
We see it in our security cooperation. “We are working hand in hand to combat gun trafficking, combat organized crime, and address the opioid pandemic, including fentanyl,” Biden emphasized.
The theme of fentanyl woke up major interest upon learning that at the APEC summit The leaders of China, Mexico and the United States met; one accused of exporting chemical precursors to manufacture fentanyl, another accused of having in its territory the cartels that introduce this synthetic opioid to the United States, and the third for the crisis that translates into more than 107 thousand deaths from overdoses annually.
Separately, reached agreements to combat fentanyla synthetic opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin and one hundred times more powerful than morphine.
By Arturo Páramo / Manuel Ocaño
THEY GIVE TIME TO JOKE
In the meeting with Lopez ObradorPresident Joe Biden he opened his speech jokingly: “It’s nice to see you again, we had dinner last night. You sat next to my wife, you were so captivating that I was worried that she liked you more than me,” which sparked smiles among those present.
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