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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with President of Mexico Andrés Manuel López Obrador

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November 22, 2023

Yesterday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with the President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, on the margins of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Summit in San Francisco, United States of America.

The Prime Minister expressed his deepest condolences for the tragic loss of lives following Hurricane Otis in Acapulco and expressed Canada’s willingness to continue supporting Mexico as it recovers from these devastating events. The Prime Minister also thanked the President for Mexico’s support to Canada during this year’s unprecedented wildfire season.

Prime Minister Trudeau expressed appreciation for Mexico’s support in the preparation for Canada’s hosting of the upcoming North American Leaders’ Summit, and he looked forward to welcoming President López Obrador to Canada. The leaders highlighted the depth and strength of the relationship between our two countries. The leaders also discussed opportunities for economic co-operation and growth that benefit people and communities across the Americas through good, middle-class jobs.

They also expressed concern about many pressing global issues.

Prime Minister Trudeau and President López Obrador looked forward to continued co-operation and agreed to remain in close and regular contact.

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