Harris said: “Needless to say, but I will. Mexico is our closest neighbor. We have borders, but we also have values of dignity and respect. ”
Vice president United States, Kamala Harris, He urged the President of Mexico this Friday, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, Solve the reasons for immigration from the northern triangle countries (Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador).
Harris expressed this at the beginning of a virtual meeting with the President of Mexico.
In this sense, he said, “It is in the interests of both countries to provide immediate relief to the United Nations. Northern triangle And solve the root cause of the migration. ”
Harris recalled that the two of them had discussed this issue in the past and agreed that “most people do not want to leave their homes. They usually do so because they escape certain dangers or are forced to leave their homes because they have no chance.” “.”
Vice President encourages Lopez Obrador Continue to conduct bilateral and multilateral work on migration issues, and emphasize that the United States defends international and global policies.
Harris pointed out that the United States and Mexico share the same belief that they can advance “together” to “create and build hope for the future for the people of the Northern Triangle.”
He also urged a joint fight against violence, corruption and immunity.
In addition to immigration, Harris also cited other “challenges” in the two countries, such as Coronavirus disease And their Economic impact, And confirmed that cooperation with Mexico couldn’t be more important today.
Harris finally pointed out that he would like to meet in person Lopez Obrador During the visit, you have scheduled the next visit Travel to Mexico on June 8.
According to the Vice President’s words, the President of Mexico appreciated the decision to hold this virtual meeting and hoped that the relationship with Harris will be permanent and lasting.
Harris was appointed as head by U.S. President Joe Biden White house in order to Immigration issues.
López Obrador recalled that the border between the two countries was about 3,000 kilometers long, and fighting them required more understanding of each other.
He recalled a sentence he told Biden at a virtual meeting held in early March, quoting the Mexican dictator Porfirio Díaz (1884-1911): “Poor Mexico, far away from God, away from God. The United Nations is so close. United”.
López Obrador emphasized that since the relationship is much better now, it can be said Mexico is very close to God and not far from America, Which triggered The laughter of those presentAccording to the reporter in the room.
Therefore, he predicted that, given that the two governments have much in common, the two governments will understand each other and agree on immigration policies.