India, Mexico review bilateral ties to further strengthen cooperation

| Saturday, March 12, 2016 - 14:52
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The ministers undertook a comprehensive review of the entire gamut of bilateral ties | Photo: IANS

New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday held a meeting with Mexican Foreign Minister Claudia Ruiz Massieu Salinas during which they did a comprehensive review of the bilateral ties between the two countries.

“During their meeting, the external affairs minister and the Mexican foreign minister undertook a comprehensive review of the entire gamut of bilateral relations including political, commercial and trade, financial, technical and other areas to further broaden and strengthen cooperation,” the external affairs ministry said in a statement.

“The ministers expressed satisfaction at the progress in bilateral relations and agreed to exchange high level visits in the near future. They also discussed important regional and international issues of mutual interests,” it added.

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On Friday, soon after her arrival here on a two-day visit, Salinas called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

She also interacted with the private sector at a business event organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).

She delivered the 22nd Sapru House Lecture on “International perspective of Mexico: Mexico-India relations” organised by the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA).

Earlier on Saturday, Salinas undertook a short ride in the Delhi Metro and inaugurated a photographic exhibition called ‘Mexico Is’ at the Rajiv Chowk metro station.

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