President Enrique Peña Nieto, led the delivery of the modernization of the road infrastructure of the Tijuana-Rosarito-Tecate Metropolitan Area, by paving 100 linear kilometers of roads.
At the event he said that the Mexican government will be respectful of the electoral process carried out in the United States.
"Because we do not intervene, we will not meddle in the affairs of others, nor will we allow another nation to intervene in the internal electoral processes of our country.
The government will strive to ensure that whoever is elected president of the United States will continue to build a constructive relationship to enable North America to be a more productive, competitive region, a region that provides its societies with conditions of well-being.”
- In Baja California the binational community comprises more than six million people.
- The six million jobs created in America today are due to trade between Mexico and the United States.
- The border, in addition to its length of over three thousand kilometers, is the busiest and most intense crossing point in the world.
- Every day, the border between Mexico and the United States is crossed by one million people legally; a million people and 350,000 vehicles cross the border daily.
- Annual trade between the two countries is among the most comprehensive and extensive: $55 billion USD. That is more than an average of a million dollars a minute.
- Mexico is first or second export destination of more than 20 US states.
- Today, six million US jobs depend directly on exports to Mexico.
- US exports to Mexico are only, “A little more than what it exports to all the countries in the European Union.”
“These facts reflect the importance and relevance of these bilateral relations, this community or communities formed by the cities of the two countries which are on the border, as well the intensity of the relationship in different areas,” he said.
"The geographical proximity between nations undoubtedly intensifies the relationship between countries that are neighbors. Therefore, in the run-up to the US elections, I think that what President Juárez said 150 years ago is extremely relevant: Between both nations and individuals, respect for the rights of others guarantees peace.”