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Mexico calls recent U.S. meeting ‘very positive’ after being invited into American manufacturing project

Mexico City, Mexico — Mexico’s Secretary of Foreign Relations, Marcelo Ebrard, described the recent visit by U.S. officials as “very positive”. Earlier this week, Mexico and American officials met at the National Palace in Mexico City.

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador met with Antony Blinken, the Secretary of State of the United States, to talk about several matters. During the two hour meeting, one of those matters was a new investment package to promote the manufacture of semiconductors and electromobility.

Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard reported that Mexico was invited by the U.S. to participate. “Mexico has been invited to become part of the effort for North America to produce semiconductors, electromobility.”

Antony Blinken landed in Mexico on behalf of President Joe Biden to meet with Mexican officials to address the progress and challenges of the High-Level Economic Dialogue or Diálogo Económico de Alto Nivel (DEAN), signed between the two countries.

After the appointment, the president described the meeting as “a productive and friendly meeting with the Secretary of State, Antony Blinken and the Secretary of Commerce of the United States, Gina Raimondo.”

In their meeting, both secretaries also discussed cooperation between Mexico and the United States to contribute to greater effectiveness of the United Nations.