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Trump guarantees a thousand ventilators to Mexico; could meet with López Obrador

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Through a series of tweets, the President declares that he asked Trump about the possibility of meeting between June or July

President Andrés Manuel López Obrador reported that this Friday the President of the United States, Donald Trump, called him to guarantee that, after the request made, at the end of this month Mexico will have a thousand ventilators to channel them to the COVID-19 contingency, and He announced that to personally thank him for this gesture of help and as a testimony of the entry into force of the T-MEC, he asked his counterpart the possibility of meeting between June or July.

"President Trump called me to respond to the request we made about the acquisition of ventilators and intensive care medical equipment"

In a series of messages broadcast on his Twitter account, the head of the Federal Executive indicated that in addition to Mexico being able to obtain a thousand ventilators and medical equipment, the US president guaranteed that Mexico will be able to acquire more of these supplies because there are no restrictions on the purchase of this medical equipment in the United States.

"President Donald Trump called me to respond to the request we made about the acquisition of ventilators and intensive care medical equipment. He guaranteed me that by the end of this month we will have a thousand and we will be able to acquire more because our country has no restrictions on purchases of equipment from the United States. It is a new gesture of solidarity with Mexico. "

"I raised the possibility of meeting in June or July to personally express our gratitude and bear witness to the entry into force of the T- MEC ."

In the messages, in which he appears accompanied by Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard, López Obrador sent a greeting to the compatriots, as well as to the American people.

On April 10, Andrés Manuel López Obrador reported that he had asked the President of the United States for his help so that his government sold 10,000 ventilators and 10,000 monitors to Mexico to channel them to combat the coronavirus .

At a press conference in the National Palace, the head of the Federal Executive explained that his counterpart replied that he would consult with his supply team for these supplies and that he would respond.

"We have good relations (with the government of the United States) and to ask the name of the people of Mexico to help us by selling us 10,000 ventilators and 10,000 monitors. I told him that we know of the difficult situation they are going through, the lack of ventilators in general, of monitors, but I also expressed to them that they have more possibilities, they have more plants, they have more technological development, and they have more economic resources, "he said.

Google translation from Informador.


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