PM to travel to Mexico for bilateral visit and the North American Leaders’ Summit

Prime Minister of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, 12 February 2014

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced that he will join Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico, and Barack Obama, President of the United States, for the seventh North American Leaders’ Summit (NALS) in Toluca, Mexico, on February 19th, 2014. He will be accompanied by Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, Steven Blaney, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and Joe Oliver, Minister of Natural Resources.

At the Summit, the three leaders will discuss North American economic competitiveness, energy and the environment, and defence and security cooperation. They will also have the opportunity to exchange views on a number of important regional and global security issues.