• .The president said that he telephoned President Elect of the United States of America Donald Trump earlier today to congratulated him on his victory in yesterday’s elections.
  • We agreed that we must work to achieve a relationship of trust and a shared future, because our countries are very important to each other, he said.
  • We agreed that our teams should work together to outline a new agenda that will include issues of common interest such as the security, cooperation and prosperity of our societies, he said.
  • As a result of this agenda, I agreed to meet with the President elect, preferably during the transition period, to clearly define the direction to be taken by the relationship between the two countries, he said.
  • Mexicans will embark on this stage with confidence, determination and above all, unity, he said.

During his press statement on the US elections, President Enrique Peña Nieto declared: “My priority always has been and will continue to be to care for Mexico and protect  Mexicans”.

He declared: “As President of Mexico, I will put my body and soul into protecting the rights, welfare and interests of Mexicans, wherever they are”.

The president recalled that yesterday, in his victory speech, President Elect of the United States Donald Trump expressed his, “Willingness to work with all with all people and all nations, seeking agreement rather than hostility; partnerships rather than conflict; and Mexico shares this vision”.

President Peña Nieto announced that he telephoned Donald Trump to congratulate him on his victory earlier today.

“I also congratulate the members of his family, who accompanied him throughout the campaign, and I must say it was a cordial, friendly and respectful conversation," he said.

“We agreed that we must work to achieve a relationship of trust and a shared future, because our countries are very important to each other. “Mexico and the United States are allies, partners and neighbors. When Mexico does well, America does well. And when the United States does well, Mexico does well”.

The president said that, "With this in mind, we agreed that our teams should work together to outline a new agenda that will include issues of common interest such as the security, cooperation and prosperity of our societies”.

“As a result of this agenda, I agreed to meet with the President-elect, preferably during the transition period, to clearly define the direction to be taken by the relationship between the two countries,” he said.

He said that, “Dialogue to create agreements remains the best path for Mexico”.  Accordingly, the Mexican government, “Will seek opportunities in this new stage of bilateral relations that will benefit both societies”. We will do this with a constructive spirit, from our strengths as a nation and based on mutual respect for our sovereignty”.

The president noted that, “Mexicans have achieved a great deal through the work of preceding generations and there is much that we must do in the future”.

”Ours is a united, valuable and courageous country. I am sure that if we all work together for Mexico, we will be able to strengthen and seize the opportunities of this new stage of relations with the United States, a friend and an ally,” he said.

He said that yesterday’s elections open, “A new chapter in the relationship between Mexico and the United States that will involve a change as well as a great opportunity. Mexicans will embark on this stage with confidence, determination and above all, unity”.

He said that, “Mexicans on both sides of the border will continue to work with the responsibility and commitment that have always characterized us. We will use our creativity and effort, the ability of our entrepreneurs and the talents of our people to open up new avenues of cooperation and prosperity”.

He said that, “We have close links with American society. The best example is the Mexican community living in the United States: They are families who contribute to the development of both countries on an everyday basis”.