U.S. President Barack Obama will today host his counterparts from Mexico and Canada, during the summit of leaders from the member countries of NAFTA for North America (NAFTA).
The Mexican Presidentand Canadian Prime Minister , along with Obama, discussed in this capital issues of mutual cooperation with the security challenges as part of a shared responsibility approach, the White House.
The objectives of the summit is located the establishment of a strategic agenda on issues such as regional competitiveness, clean energy, environment and climate change, as well as cooperation in health.Statesmen review the progress of the trilateral agenda and shall priorities for the coming months, while seek to boost regional economic platform.
Organizers commented that during the meeting will discuss global issues and hemispheric which include Mexico's role in chairing the Group of Twenty (G-20 ) and the nearby Summit of the Americas, in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, 14 and 15 April.
The Mexican capital will host next June, in the resort of Los Cabos, the conclave of the 20 strongest economies in the world. The previous forum American countries was held in August 2009, in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Monday's meeting was scheduled for November 2011 in Hawaii, United States, but days before President Calderon canceled his attendance due to plane crash that killed the then Interior Minister, José Francisco Blake Mora.
The NAFTA Leaders Summit is the main mechanism for consultation in the region, which provides to Canada, United States and Mexico of a regular forum meeting at the highest level.
In 2011, the value of land within the NAFTA trade reached a record 904 billion dollars, up 14.3 percent compared to 2010 and one of the highest since the pact took effect in 1994 according to the Department of Transportation United States.