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Minister Joly to travel to Mexico for bilateral visit

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June 25, 2024

June 25, 2024 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that she will travel to Mexico City, Mexico, for a bilateral visit from June 25 to 27.

While there, Minister Joly will meet with Claudia Sheinbaum, Mexico’s president-elect, to discuss the strong bilateral relations between Canada and Mexico and reiterate Canada’s commitment to working with Mexico as a close strategic partner in North America.

Minister Joly will also meet with Juan Ramón de la Fuente, Mexico’s incoming Secretary of Foreign Affairs, and with Alicia Bárcena, current Secretary of Foreign Affairs and incoming Secretary of Environment, to discuss shared priorities. Additionally, Minister Joly will meet with Marcelo Ebrard, the incoming Secretary of Economy, to reaffirm the importance of the two countries’ strong economic ties and the trilateral North American trade and investment relationship.


“Canada and Mexico’s robust ties are governed by our shared commitment to combatting climate change, promoting North American economic competitiveness and building more equitable societies. As our two countries celebrate 80 years of diplomatic relations, I look forward to meeting with my counterparts in the incoming Mexican administration to explore how we can work together to deepen the relationship between Canada and Mexico and advance our two countries’ shared interests in North America.”

– Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs

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