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Foreign Office Consultations between India and Mexico

October 07, 2019

  • The fifth round of Foreign Office Consultations between India and Mexico were held in New Delhi on 7th October 2019.
  • The Indian side was led by Ms. Vijay Thakur Singh, Secretary (East). The Mexican side was led by Amb.Julián Ventura Valero, Deputy Minister of External Affairs of Mexico.
  • During the consultations the two sides reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral cooperation, including political, trade and economic cooperation as well as agriculture, science and technology, energy, tourism and culture. Both sides underscored the need to hold regular dialogue in these areas through the established bilateral mechanisms. The two sides will explore early dates for holding of the Joint Commission Meeting at the level of Foreign Ministers’. In this context, they agreed to continue the work on a roadmap towards a strategic partnership, as agreed upon during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Mexico in 2016.
  • The two sides also exchanged views on regional and international issues including cooperation in the United Nations and G20. They agreed to work closely with each other on multilateral issues of interest noting that both countries are candidates for the non-permanent seat of the United Nations Security Council for the period 2021-2022.
  • Mexico was the first country in Latin America to establish diplomatic relations with India in 1950. Both sides agreed to celebrate the 70th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations next year in a befitting manner.
New Delhi
October 7, 2019


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