Mexico and America They have a close and deep relationship, and even though there are many channels of communication between the two governments, issues ranging from economics to security and migration are not tainted, assured the Mexican ambassador to the United States, Esteban Moctezuma Barragan,
With more than two years in office, he acknowledged that “it is very challenging” and where he verified how the two nations are intertwined in daily life.
“This is the most important relationship for Mexico, but also for the United States. We in Mexico don’t realize how much the United States matters in our daily lives, but they are involved like us, we are all Americans.” are included in the daily life of the United States.”
in an interview for section profile from Heraldo Media Group, the diplomat assures that Mexico is said to be one of the 10 largest economies in the world, with a distinction that development can be achieved with humanitarianism.
“Nobody can build the future if they don’t envision it, and we need to envision Mexico for what it is, a country that has been called a world power, among the 10 largest economies One is, but at the same time it’s time to do it with humanitarian development where the benefits of development are distributed, and we can do it as Mexicans, we can do it as North Americans and give that lesson to the world. What should be the future of humanity, with the development of humanism”, he explained.
he insisted that Bilateral Relations It is broad and deep, although in the media it focuses on security and migration.
The official explained that the embassy and the Mexican foreign ministry have worked with US officials to “split the issues”, that is, reach an agreement on one aspect without affecting others. “Having multiple channels of communication between the Mexican and US governments means that issues are not cross-border,” he said.
The ambassador also acknowledged that the government of the United States recognizes the value of Mexico and gives it the treatment it deserves, “but suppose, the conscience of the American people has to be deepened so that they understand what we mean.”
He stressed that he is the ambassador, unlike others, who most often meet with the White House, Congress, and the governors of that country.
Moctezuma Barragan agreed to migration events generated between the two countriesPressureAnd work on an orderly and safe migration. He said that with the abolition of Title 42 and the granting of 800,000 visas, US federalism has opened the legal door for immigrants.
“The United States needs these people, it’s not like they’re doing anybody a favor, there are 11 million job vacancies in the United States, which can range from agricultural work to NASA scientist. 11 million. And it is estimated that in the coming years, they will need about one million people a year”, he estimated.
“I think it is very important to strengthen diplomacy between the two countries because to the extent that we integrate more, ironically, the better we do, the more issues and problems we will have. Why? Because co- There would be much more room for existence, and for that reason, much more room for agreement and disagreement,” he explained.
Moctezuma Barragan He acknowledged that “without a doubt, the campaigns are going to muddy the waters” because there are some candidates and some parties in that country who want to place a narrative “where Mexico is the hero and the bad guy in the movie.”
Therefore, he stressed the importance of explaining the current state of our country and pointing out where they are wrong.
“If we want to have a good relationship with the United States, we have to solve the problems, here they are called ‘irritations’, that are in the relationship and also demand that the United States solve the ‘irritations’.” Do those who are in a relationship.”, And I give a concrete example of security, Mexico has to do, and it’s trying to prevent drugs from going into the United States, but the United States should try to (not) pass arms to Mexico,” he insisted.
He also attributed the fact that increase in Remittance The countrymen of the United States send their families, the migrant phenomenon is increasing due to the increase in wages of migrants as there are already 38 million who originate or descend from Mexican.