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AMLO meets with Kerry on energy and environment follow up

Mexico City, Mexico — President Andrés Manuel López Obrador met with John Kerry Tuesday at the National Palace in Mexico City. The pair met to follow up on energy and environment commitments.

“He is a respectful, conciliatory and a purposeful person,” Mexico’s president posted on social media.

On behalf of the Government of Mexico, the President was accompanied by the Secretary of Energy, Rocío Nahle García, the Secretaries of the Interior, Adán Augusto López Hernández, of Foreign Relations, Marcelo Ebrard Casaubon and of Finance and Public Credit, Rogelio Ramírez de la O.

The general director of Pemex Octavio Romero Oropeza, also attended as did Manuel Bartlett Díaz from the Federal Electricity Commission.

From the U.S., Ambassador Ken Salazar, senior adviser to the special envoy, Richard Duke, the adviser to the special presidential envoy, Reed Schuler, the official of the Economic Section, Andrew Gene Winkleman and the energy attaché at the Embassy of the United States in Mexico, Laura Sima participated.