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Mexico has announced  “important” but unspecified agreements with the United States following discussions to address the surge in illegal migration.

The dialogue, led by Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Mexican Foreign Minister Alicia Barcena, was conducted behind closed doors, with Barcena advocating for easing any residual trade restrictions across the border. The talks are part of the Biden administration’s effort to enlist Mexico’s cooperation in managing the unprecedented influx of migrants seeking entry into the United States.

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In her remarks outside the presidential office, Barcena emphasized Mexico’s priorities, identifying the reopening of recently closed US rail border crossings as critical for economic industries and discussing the “underlying causes of migration.” The closures, a US response to the spike in migration, have had significant financial implications on both US & Mexican businesses.

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took to social media to express his satisfaction with the outcomes of the discussions, referring to them as “important agreements.”


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