President Andrés Manuel López Obrador would not attend the inauguration of Joe Biden because so far he has not received an invitation to such an event. However, he assured that one of his decisions in his mandate has been to go abroad little.
“I don’t have an invitation and I have decided to go out little. Since I have been in office, I have only made one trip to Washington to the White House because it was very important to get the Trade Agreement started. I have always thought that the best foreign policy is the domestic one ”.
“I believe that if we do things well in Mexico they will always respect us abroad. If corruption ends in Mexico, how do we want it to happen and we are working; If there is no impunity, if the people are served, if there is production, there is work so that the Mexican is not forced to emigrate, if we have peace and tranquility they will respect us, we will make us respectable and respected in the world and that is we achieve without having to be traveling ”, he added.
During his morning press conference from the National Palace, López Obrador assured that the ambassadors are those who represent Mexico.
“Yesterday the US Ambassador, Martha Bárcena, was constantly informing me of what was happening and of course the Secretary of Foreign Relations, who is a professional, Marcelo Ebrard.”
Good relationship with the president of the United States
AMLO stressed that there is a good relationship with all governments, “We have a good relationship with President (Donald) Trump and we believe that we will not have any difference with President (Joe) Biden ”.
He also mentioned that there will be an understanding with the United States: “We are not going to be distant neighbors, a good neighbor policy, good reasons, they are 38 million Mexicans living in the US, is the largest Hispanic community in the US, and more than a million Americans live here”.
“There are no problems with the United States government, we hope they do well.”
Let democracy and peace prevail
AnDr. Manuel López Obrador He wished democracy and peace to prevail, referring to Wednesday’s violent irruption into the United States Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump, and lamented the loss of several lives in the unrest.
The US Congress formally certified the electoral victory of Democrat Joe Biden early Thursday, hours after hundreds of Trump supporters forcibly entered the Capitol in a thunderous attack on the institutions of the North American country.
“We want there to always be peace, that democracy prevail, which is the power of the people,” he said.
López Obrador also pointed out that “it is always very regrettable that human lives are lost.” According to police reports, four people died during the riots in Washington, one from gunshot wounds and three from medical emergencies. Another 52 were arrested.