Within the framework of APEC Leaders Summit 2023the president of america, Joe Bidenexpressed his happiness in meeting his Mexican counterpart, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, during the bilateral meeting in San Francisco, California. In a humorous tone, Biden shared an anecdote from a dinner given to leaders, mentioning that he was concerned that his wife might be more attracted to Lopez Obrador which is for him.
During his opening speech, Biden Greetings to Lopez Obrador with enthusiasm, which highlighted the previous night’s meeting. Taking pride in his sense of humor, the American president revealed the unusual anxiety he experienced during the dinner.
“You’re sitting next to my wife, you’re so attractive that I’m worried she likes you more than me,” Biden shared, eliciting a small smile from his Mexican counterpart.
The answer to AMLOmarked by a small smile, suggesting a positive reception of the joke Biden. This relaxed exchange reinforces the idea that, beyond political issues, the leaders also value friendship and personal connection in their bilateral relationship.
In the context of APEC Summit 2023, where important issues for the region are discussed Pacific Asiathis relaxed moment between Biden and Lopez Obrador provides an informal break. The ability of leaders to share moments of friendship will contribute positively to the overall climate of discussions and strengthen relations between countries.