today, President Enrique Peña Nieto conferred the Order of the Aztec Eagle, band
grade, on Nicholas Clegg, a prominent British parliamentarian and former Deputy
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, as one of the main promoters of bilateral
relations between Mexico and Great Britain.
“You are a
friend of Mexico’s. The award is more than well deserved,” the Mexican
president told to British politician.
president acknowledged Mr. Clegg’s interest and broad commitment to
strengthening and deepening the ties between our country and the United
event, held at the official residence of Los Pinos, President Enrique Peña
Nieto was accompanied by Foreign Minister Claudia Ruiz Massieu.
For his part,
the British parliamentarian thanked the government and people of Mexico for this
distinction and reiterated his commitment to continuing to work to strengthen
relations between the two nations.
Clegg has served as Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great
Britain and Northern Ireland; Liberal Democratic Party leader and member of the
European Parliament. He has been a member of the British Parliament
the United Kingdom have an important economic relationship. In 2014, bilateral trade with Britain was in the order of $4.32 billion
The Order of
the Aztec Eagle is the highest distinction conferred by the Government of
Mexico on foreigners in recognition of services rendered to the country or