This Saturday the G20 Summit was inaugurated in Rome, Italy, which was attended by the Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Marcelo Ebrard, representing the president Andrés Manuel López Speaker, who was received at the venue where the meeting is taking place by the Italian Prime Minister Mario draghi around 10:20 a.m. local time.
Prior to the formal start of the inaugural session, the chancellor Mexican held a series of meetings and conversations with various Heads of State and Government, leaders of international organizations, ministers and other high authorities. He highlighted his meeting with the President of the United States, Joe Biden, and the Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau.
With Trudeau, and the Canadian Deputy Prime Minister, Chrystia freeland, addressed issues such as the T-MEC and the growing cooperation Mexico-Canada, while with the American president he exchanged a few words. Ebrard He also spoke briefly with the President of South Korea, Moon Jae-in, and exchanged views on the potential of Commerce between both countries.
Ebrard meets with the director of the WHO
The Mexican Chancellor Marcelo Ebrard He also met with the director of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, to whom he presented the Mexican petition for universal recognition of the vaccines approved by the agency and the stamp of advancing in the authorization of biologicals that have already received the approval of member countries of that organization.
Ebrard also spoke with the president of the European Commission (EC), Ursula Von der Leyen, with whom he spoke about the agreement global Mexico-Europe, whose negotiation is in progress, and agreed to accelerate the negotiations. The chancellor talked about vaccines with the Argentine president Alberto Fernandez, who asked him about “his friend” Andrés Manuel López Obrador.
In addition, the head of the Ministry of Foreign Relations (SRE) spoke to the Prime Minister of India, Narendra modi, who conveyed his greetings to the Mexican president Lopez Obrador, while welcoming the growing cooperation in health matters between India and Mexico. Ebrard He also conveyed the greetings of the Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel.
Foreign Minister exposes Mexico’s efforts to advance vaccination
The Italian Prime Minister, Mario draghi, today opened the G20 summit in Rome asking leaders for greater international collaboration to face the pandemic, global economic recovery, fight against climate change and, ultimately, build a “new economic model, from which the world will benefit.” During the first session of the G20 Summit issues of global economy and global health were addressed.
During his participation, the Chancellor Marcelo Ebrard exposed the efforts of Mexico and Latin America to advance in the vaccination of their populations, as well as in the own production of biological to avoid dependence on other regions. In addition, the holder of Exteriors called on world leaders for universal recognition of the vaccines.
The summit It is held in person, after the pandemic of coronavirus, and will address issues such as the commitment to achieve decarbonization By 2050, the need to approve a minimum international corporate tax of at least 15% and how to increase the shipment and production of vaccines in the most vulnerable and resource-poor countries.
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