Mexico, U.S discuss migration, security
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday discussed actions to reduce illegal migration, efforts to combat the trade in fentanyl and the prosecution of gun traffickers.
The Mexican President said he also discussed security and cooperation on development with his U.S. counterpart during an afternoon call.
Biden also confirmed he would travel to Mexico for the North American Leaders’ Summit, set to take place in December, Lopez Obrador said on Twitter.
The White House said in a statement the two leaders discussed “actions to reduce the number of individuals who unlawfully cross the U.S.-Mexico border and to expand legal pathways as an alternative to irregular migration.”
Biden and Lopez Obrador also reviewed joint efforts to combat the trade in fentanyl and U.S. actions to prosecute gun traffickers.