AMLO speaks with Kamala Harris, US Vice President, about migration

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President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced that he had contacted the vice president of the United States, Kamala Harris, to talk about the combating human trafficking and protecting human rights of minors.

“We spoke with Kamala Harris, vice president of the United States and in charge of dealing with the immigration issue in Central America. There is a willingness on our part to add wills in the fight against human trafficking and protection of human rights, especially girls and boys, “he wrote on Twitter.

The president shared a photograph in which the Secretary of Foreign Relations (SRE) is also observed, Marcelo Ebrard.

In conversation, Kamala Harris thanked President López Obrador for his cooperation on migration issues andagreed to continue working together to address the causes of migration from countries such as El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. In addition to issues related to poverty, violence and lack of economic opportunities.

It was reported that they talked about the cooperation projects for southern Mexico and the northern countries of Central America. In addition, they addressed the projects derived from the dialogue between the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (Amexcid) and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

They agreed to strengthen binational mechanisms to share intelligence with the purpose of combating transnational networks of human smugglers that put the safety of migrants at risk.

In January, the President spoke with his US counterpart, Joe Biden, about issues related to migration, covid-19 and cooperation for development and well-being between the two neighboring countries, a call in which López Obrador described it as “friendly and respectful.”

Vice President Kamala Harris was appointed by Joe Biden as the responsible for directing the United States’ efforts with Mexico and Central America to control migratory flows.

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