Mexico’s foreign policy initiatives stand out in 2015

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE) of Mexico announced that in 2016 they will focus their efforts on strengthening their foreign policy with Latin America and the Caribbean, with the purpose of moving forward toward a regional integration in the in the legal, economic and cooperation fields.

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Mexico stood out for its foreign policy initiatives during the year 2015. (Photo: Mexico News Network)

President Enrique Peña Nieto welcomed important Latin American leaders during their State visits, such as the president of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos; the president of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff: and the Cuban president, Raul Castro. In this year, Mexico also signed bilateral agreements with different countries, like the 12 agreements with Guatemala on fiscal, agriculture, tourism and hydrocarbons issues.

In addition, the chancellery maintained its presence during several editions of the Minister Reunion of The Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), as well as during its third annual summit.

Mexico also assumed its position of the Presidency Pro-Témpore of the Regional Conference on Migration (RCM), in which it is committed to promote dialogue and conjoint action among the countries on the origin, transit, destination, and return of migrants.