Foreign Ministry statement (summary)

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Foreign Secretary Claudia Ruiz Massieu and the Coordinator of Social Communication and government spokesman, Eduardo Sanchez Hernandez, spoke to the press about the president’s upcoming trip to Canada from June 26-28, consisting of a State visit and the 8th North American Leaders’ Meeting.

The Foreign Minister said that the visit to Canada will focus on the issues of climate change and the environment, competitiveness, security and global issues. She said, "The State visit to Canada is the first by President Peña Nieto to that country and the first State visit to Canada since the start of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s administration late last year."

After the State visit, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet in Ottawa with President Enrique Peña Nieto and U.S. President Barack Obama for the eighth North American Leaders' Summit.

During the summit, President Peña Nieto will also hold a bilateral meeting with President Obama.

Following the conclusion of the North American Leaders' Summit, President Peña Nieto will attend the eleventh Pacific Alliance Summit, five years after its entry into force. During this time, it has had outstanding results, establishing itself as an innovative alliance for integration.

The Summit will begin on July 1 with a private meeting between leaders, after which there will be a plenary session and a meeting of the Business Council, made up of Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru, to analyze various strategic issues for the future of the alliance.

For the full text of the message to the press, click here (in Spanish).