The head of government was asked about the recent travel warning issued by the United States against traveling to Mexican territory due to the increase in crime in some regions and the spread of the corona virus.
Lopez Obrador, who responded by saying, “There is a good situation in relations with the United States. The opening of borders is going to happen very soon and fully,” and reiterated that he would speak with US Vice President Kamala Harris next week. Migration event.
“There is also a demand on the part of the US to normalize full relations and exchanges.” We do not see this taking much time. We will reach an agreement soon, “he said.
On March 21, 2020, Mexico and the United States closed their borders for non-essential travel, i.e. for recreational or tourism purposes. On March 18 this year, with a new wave of migration, the Mexican government announced that it would also restrict land traffic along its southern border, which said it would stop the spread of the corona virus.
On April 20, as part of efforts to combat the corona virus, US President Joe Biden extended restrictions on non-essential travel across the border with Mexico and Canada until May 21.
Mexico’s border with the United States, more than 3,000 kilometers long, is one of the busiest in the world, with more than 1 million people crossing it every day and $ 1.7 billion worth of goods and services exchanged daily.