AMLO boasts of the Mayan Train and Mexicana de Aviación in a meeting with Blinken: ‘They take time, but they arrive’

Given the delay that their guests from the United StatesPresident Andrés Manuel López Obrador took the opportunity to boast that trains and the new Mexican Aviation airline are already being promoted in Mexico, upon receiving them in the Leona Vicario room of the National Palace.

“How have you been? How was the trip?” said the Mexican president after shaking hands with the delegation led by Antony Blinken, Secretary of State of the United States.

“The winds were not in our favor,” said the US official, because although they were scheduled to arrive at 11:45 a.m., the first convoy, where Alejandro Mayorkas, Secretary of Security, entered, entered 45 minutes late, and Blinken’s more than an hour, both from the Felipe Angeles International Airport (AIFA).

Faced with the expression, the Mexican Executive replied: “Now we begin the operation of the trains, and an aviation line, an airline.

“That the trains are not arriving on time, nor the planes, and I say it’s like justice, that sometimes takes, but it comes”.

In addition, he welcomed the presence of the delegation, with which the immigration issue will be addressed: “I am very pleased that they are with us.”

Delegation of US officials meets with AMLO

The American delegation sent by Joe Biden, president of the United States, arrived at the National Palace at 12:33 p.m.

Both Blinken and Mayorkas, as well as Liz Sherwood Randalladvisor on the issue of Security, entered Corregidora Street in the midst of a strong security device deployed by members of the United States Secret Service and elements of the Secretary of the Navy.

On behalf of the Mexican government, Alicia Bárcena and Rosa Icela Rodríguezsecretaries of Foreign Affairs and Security, respectively, as well as Luis Cresencio Sandoval and Jose Rafael OjedaSecretaries of National Defense and Navy.

In the morning, López Obrador highlighted, in his morning conference, that the main issue to be addressed would be the immigration situation on the border between both nations, especially considering that the issue It is used for electoral purposes in the United States.

“We want to reach an agreement because also, as there are elections, the immigration issue will be encouraged, they use it as a flag and there are campaigns with the immigration issue,” said the president.