United States Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken said Tuesday that stopping the fentanyl trade and solving the immigration crisis at the border “shared responsibility” between the United States and Mexico.
The head of American diplomacy made such statements during a speech at Rice University in Houston (Texas). the day before your trip to Mexico discuss drug trafficking and migration issues with the president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.
“The relationship with our neighbor is perhaps the most important relationship we have.” for the impact it has on the lives of our citizens in many good ways, but also with many problems,” he said.
Among them, Blinken cited the drug trade and the immigration crisis, but also American weapons that are sent to Mexico. and they end up falling into the hands of organized crime.
According to the Secretary of State, Washington and Mexico have “responsibility for working together to solve these problems” given that the problems at the border “are not a one-way street, but a two-way street.”
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“From my own experience I can say that “The cooperation we have with Mexico has never been this strong before,” Blinken said this, although he admitted that it was not yet “enough” to solve all the problems.
This Wednesday, Blinken will travel to Mexico for a two-day visit, during which he will meet with Lopez Obrador and other government officials. High-level dialogue on security.
The Joe Biden administration wants Mexico extradites more drug traffickers and dismantles more clandestine fentanyl labsa powerful synthetic opioid that has caused a record number of overdose deaths in the United States.
(according to information from EFE)
Source: Aristegui Noticias
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