Joe Biden, the new President of the United States, evaluated the relations between the two countries with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the first foreign leader he met on the phone after taking office.
In a written statement made by the White House, it was reported that Trudeau was the first foreign country leader Biden met on the phone by taking an oath on January 20.
In the statement, which emphasized the strategic importance of US-Canada relations, it was stated that the issue of expanding bilateral cooperation in the form of combating Covid-19, strengthening economic ties and more cooperation in the field of defense was also discussed.
Biden stated that he understood Trudeau’s discomfort due to the cancellation of the oil pipeline project called Keystone XL, and said, “President Biden once again confirmed his promise to continue active bilateral dialogue and deepen cooperation with Canada.” information was shared.
In the statement, it was stated that the two leaders agreed to meet again within a month to continue establishing the bilateral cooperation.
Mexican President Lopez Obrador spoke with Biden
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador also spoke with the President of the United States on the phone.
Lopez Obrador made a statement on his Twitter account, stating that they had a very fruitful meeting with Biden, “President Biden was respectful and kind. We discussed the relations between the two countries on immigration, Covid-19 and health issues. At the same time, the cooperation for the health and benefit of the two states. We talked, All this shows that relations are good for our country and our peoples. ” used the expressions.
On his first day in office, Biden also signed a decree to cut funds provided to the wall built on the Mexican border, one of the most controversial decisions of the Trump era.
Lopez Obrador made a statement on January 19, calling on the United States to make important reforms in its immigration policy.