The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price:
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met on Friday with Mexican Foreign Secretary Marcelo Ebrard in Washington. The Secretary congratulated Foreign Secretary Ebrard on the bicentennial of our bilateral relations and noted the upcoming North American Leaders’ Summit (NALS) offers an opportunity to showcase our historic relationship. They discussed the close partnership between the United States and Mexico on various bilateral and multilateral issues, and progress made together in achieving shared regional goals on security, humane migration management and protection, and economic competitiveness. Secretary Blinken also spoke to Foreign Secretary Ebrard about continuing support for Haiti and safeguarding democratic institutions in Peru. The Secretary also noted the importance of resolving trade disputes to bolster regional competitiveness and strengthen economic integration in North America.