Friday, March 24, 2023

Ebrard responds to criticism of US Congress over security strategy in Mexico

chancellor Marcelo Ebrard Casabon Responding to the criticism of Congressmen America On Mexico’s security strategy, to which he said it was not about pinpointing the culprits.

The foreign secretary recalled that more than 150,000 people died from fentanyl consumption in the United States last year, in addition to the fact that consumption in that country is increasing rapidly.

“There are two ways of approaching this: whose fault is it? Which is too specific to keep an eye on the other, because I could also tell you: and that of fentanyl if you had it recently approved in pharmacies. Why is consumption increasing so much? But it is not so, we will have to go for cooperation effort instead,” he explained in an interview with the media.

For this reason, he remarked, they already have a binational committee set up in the Bicentenary Agreement, to which they will present a report.

“Next week we won’t be able to present it because Ken Salazar is on a visit to the United States, he has a meeting of ambassadors, but upon his return, we will present the actions that we are taking here and in Washington and I will also joint them.” Send the state Congress,” he said.

Regarding President Andres Manuel López Obrador’s visit to Washington, he clarified that he had not defined the date, although he insisted that there had been good communication with Secretary of State Antony Blinken.

“Today, for example, Mexico, President López Obrador’s presence at the Climate Action Summit or how to reduce global warming was also very interesting, and when President Biden finished he made a very favorable remark that both shows the closeness between,” he said. Insisted.

Ebrard announces promotion for new “startup”

The foreign minister also announced this Friday that action plans will be launched in Mexico to promote startups, and thus economic growth through new technologies.

During the conclusion of the Synergies Accelerator Forum between Startups, Tech Sector and Government (FASSST), the Secretary acknowledged that such meetings were not frequent in the country, for which he promised to follow up on the issue.

“It’s an initiative that arose out of that experience that we should talk and agree and understand what we need to do to accelerate the economic growth of the country, that’s the question, and you can do a lot of it.” important part”, he said.

Startups are newly created companies that, thanks to their scalable business models and use of new technologies, have great potential for growth.

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