Mexico vows 'no confrontation, no submission' to Trump

Tracy FergusonJan 24, 2017

He said in an address to White House staff that "we're going to start some negotiations having to do with NAFTA" in upcoming meetings with Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

It said he congratulated Trump on his inauguration and expressed willingness to work for the benefit of both countries "with a focus on respect for the sovereignty of both nations and shared responsibility".

Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Monday that he will aim to preserve tariff-free commerce under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in talks with the new US government.

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Trump will meet on Friday with May in Washington, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said on Saturday. Trump called his surprise visit to Mexico City a 'great honor.' A week later one of Nieto's closest advisers and confidants, Finance Secretary Luis Videgaray, resigned in a move seen as linked to the unpopular decision to invite Trump to visit Mexico.

Trump showed off a personal letter from Barack Obama, saying "we won't even tell the press what's in that letter", again mocking the media.

Trump has threatened to slap hefty tariffs on Mexican-made goods, sending the peso to a string of historic lows against the dollar. President Donald Trump is arranging to meet soon with British Prime Minister Theresa May and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, two long-standing US allies concerned about how his presidency will affect their relationships with Washington.

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Mexico has been in Trump's sights since the first day of his presidential campaign.

Pena Nieto, whose popularity has plummeted due to corruption scandals and rising inflation, has been criticized for lacking a clear strategy to counter Trump's threats to crimp trade and deport illegal immigrants.

Pena Nieto also reiterated his interest in maintaining dialogue.

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Nevertheless, Pena Nieto is not in a strong position. "He promised lots of things, to lower electricity prices, water and now he is doing the opposite".

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