Symbolizing the close relationship between Mexico and the United States of America, Mexico’s President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto met President Obama, on Tuesday. According to President Obama, the recent US election has given him a chance to reform the US immigration laws. He stated that the relationship between both the countries is a matter of people, as many US citizens live in Mexico and many Mexican Americans, living in the United States contribute to the growth of the United States. President Obama congratulated President-elect Peña Nieto and said that his reform agenda will have an impact on the United States and so the United States will closely watch his agenda.
President-elect Peña Nieto, said that both of them were earlier congressmen and that they are both concerned about the needs of the people, in both the countries. They discussed about job creation and he said that this is more important to the Mexicans and Americans. According to President Obama, both the countries must work together on issues related to immigration, border security and trade. He is also confident that he would build a strong relationship with the President of Mexico. However, the most important issue discussed by both the leaders was immigration.
Peña Nieto congratulated President Obama and talked about strengthening the trade ties. He also mentioned about the drug war and he said that he is looking forward to reduce violence in Mexico. He noted that Mexico will support President Obama’s proposals on immigration reform and that he wants to work for the betterment of the people in the country. He also invited President Obama to Mexico. President Obama noted that the US delegation led by Vice President Joe Biden, will attend the inauguration of President-elect Peña Nieto, in Mexico City.