The Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, defended before the President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, Canada’s investment in the electricity sector.
The two leaders had a telephone conversation on trade relations between the two countries.
On this occasion, the Canadian Prime Minister highlighted the important contributions that Canadian investors make to the Mexican economy, particularly in the energy sector.
The dialogue between López Obrador and Trudeau coincides with the start of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN) of a project that aimed to reduce the participation of private initiative in the production and commercialization of electricity.
It has also begun the analysis in committees of the Chamber of Deputies on the electrical reform promoted by the federal government.
The move has drawn criticism from businesspeople and officials in the United States, Canada and the European Union, who have warned of various effects on their investments in the energy sector. in Mexico.
Trudeau announced on his social networks that he took advantage of the phone call to invite López Obrador to participate in the “Stand up for Ukraine” campaign which will take place on April 9.
The Canadian government is calling together with the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, to raise funds for Ukrainian refugees and displaced persons.
In one Releasethe Canadian government announced that López Obrador and Trudeau had taken note of the bilateral progress made after the North American Leaders Summit in November 2021.
However, the main focus of the call was the Prime Minister’s concern about Canada’s investment in Mexico’s electricity sector.
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