Ministers, deputy ministers and ambassadors from 150 countries attended the Mondiacult 2022 conference, however, the great absence for Mexico was the French Minister of Culture Rima Abdel Malak, a country with which the Secretary of Culture Alejandra Frausto Guerrero did not enter into the bilateral was. Dialogue.
“There was no possibility with France, other than the fact that the weather did not allow us, other than the fact that France has elections this weekend and the Minister of Culture had to participate, they sent people from the embassy , but priority was given to ministers coming from other places,” commented Manuel Zepeda, spokesman for the Ministry of Culture.
Frausto Guerrero held six bilateral meetings, two tripartite and one as part of the Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC), later reaching agreements related to the Spanish language.
“Mexico had meetings with Greece, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Colombia, Venezuela, the United States, Canada, Switzerland, Guatemala, Belize,” Zepeda explained.
Later this week, officials will meet with Canada, Chile, Palestine, Bangladesh, Ivory Coast, Iran and an African country to be defined.
Asked what topics were discussed in those dialogues, Zepeda explained that they were “general themes” and that “some of the campaigns of my heritage with the not for sale are specifically mentioned and with France.” The meeting was going there” because this is the country with which we have the least chance of bringing things back”, however, Frausto did not have time to speak with the French delegation.