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Mexico's AMLO Calls for Nafta Agreement in Letter to Trump

  • President-elect asked for continuation of trilateral talks
  • Trump has said he may prioritize a trade deal only with Mexico
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Trump Says He May Reach Trade Deal With Mexico First

Mexico president-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador called on U.S. President Donald Trump to pursue renewed North American Free Trade Agreement negotiations aimed at a final agreement including all three countries in the pact.

In a letter to Trump, delivered July 13 and read aloud by his proposed foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard at a press conference Sunday, Lopez Obrador said U.S. and Mexican administrations should work together on key themes including trade. Other areas mentioned by Lopez Obrador included migration, development and security.