Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and US President Barack Obama held a
President Obama congratulated the
Mexican president on the capture of Joaquín Guzmán Loera. He said that
this courageous action was the result of efficient work and President Peña
Nieto’s commitment to combating organized crime and drug trafficking.
The Mexican president said that fighting
drug trafficking and criminal organizations is a firm conviction of his
He thanked President Obama for the
unwavering institutional collaboration has been achieved between the various
agencies of the US government and the federal forces of our country, and
stressed the importance of maintaining a common front against the scourge of
organized crime in our societies.
The president of Mexico also congratulated
President Barack Obama on his recent State of the Union address, delivered to
the United States Congress and on the progress of his administration.
The two leaders leaders also discussed
issues related to migration, and expressed their aim of strengthening bilateral
cooperation in this area.