The meeting, held at the Foreign Ministry, was chaired by Foreign Secretary Ruiz Massieu and Foreign Minister Morales, who discussed the bilateral priorities for 2016, including implementation of joint agreements on infrastructure, border sanitation, energy, tourism, consular cooperation, security and migration. They also followed up on the agreements reached by President Enrique Peña Nieto and President Jimmy Morales at the fourth CELAC Summit. In addition, they agreed to hold the 12th meeting of the binational commission in the second half of 2016.

During the meeting, Foreign Secretary Ruiz Massieu bestowed the sash of the Order of the Aztec Eagle on Guatemalan Foreign Minister Carlos Raul Morales in recognition of his work to give impetus to the bilateral relationship.

The Order of the Aztec Eagle, established in 1933, is the highest distinction awarded by Mexico to a foreign citizen.

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