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Mexico, US, and Canada agree on joint economic development, migration control

Headlines 13:16 19 Nov, 2021

Mexico, Canada, and the United States have pledged to make concerted efforts to combat irregular migration, arms trafficking, and jointly develop their nations' economies

Mexico, US, and Canada agree on joint economic development, migration control

The leaders of Mexico, Canada, and the United States have pledged to make concerted efforts to combat irregular migration, arms trafficking, and jointly develop their nations' economies, at a trilateral summit hosted by US President Joe Biden in Washington, Qazet.az reports citing White House press service

"Today [Thursday], I hosted Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador for a North American Leaders' Summit. We're committed to providing a better future for our people and creating the conditions for prosperity, sustainability, and security", Biden tweeted overnight into Friday.

According to the Mexican Foreign Ministry, in the final declaration, the leaders agreed to seek a coordinated approach to solving the issue of illegal arms trafficking to Mexico, combining efforts in the field of technology, economic development, supply chains, and competitiveness in priority sectors.

Other priorities include joint efforts on climate action, fight with illegal migration, the COVID-19 pandemic, protection of victims of human trafficking and smuggling, racial justice, and equality in North America.

Biden also held separate meetings with Trudeau and Lopez to discuss bilateral ties with their countries.

The last high-level trilateral meeting was held in Canada in 2016.