Vice President Kamala Harris spoke today with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador of Mexico and reaffirmed the importance of the bilateral relationship with Mexico. Vice President Harris thanked President López Obrador for his cooperation on migration issues. They agreed to continue to work together to address the root causes of migration from the Northern Triangle countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras – including poverty, violence, and lack of economic opportunity. They also discussed deepening the U.S.-Mexico relationship to target human smuggling and human trafficking. The Vice President updated President López Obrador on the United States’ efforts to surge humanitarian assistance to the Northern Triangle region.
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