The Secretary of Foreign Affairs, José Antonio Meade Kuribreña, will travel to Boston, Massachusetts, this Friday to attend the meeting of North American Foreign Ministers on January 30th and 31st.

During the visit, Secretary Meade will meet with the United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, and with the Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, John Baird, with whom he will discuss the most important topics in the trilateral agenda and coordinate efforts to promote competitiveness in North America.

The meeting will allow the participants to engage in a constructive dialogue and make advances in areas of cooperation on innovation, education, security, health and energy, which the three countries have identified as regional priorities.

The Mexican delegation will be comprised of Secretary Meade, the Undersecretary for North America, Sergio M. Alcocer, and the Ambassadors of Mexico in the United States and Canada, Eduardo Medina Mora and Francisco Suárez Dávila, respectively.

Since the North American Free Trade Agreement entered into effect in 1994, regional trade has grown to over one trillion US dollars, representing almost 30 percent of world GPD.

Through their combined work, Mexico, the United States and Canada are engaged in efforts to make North America the most dynamic and competitive region in the world.

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