The United States Ambassador to Mexico, Ken Salazar, presented his credentials to President López Obrador.
Through social networks, Salazar announced that today “my assignment formally begins.”
He thanked “the kindness and hospitality” of the president.
In a morning press conference, the head of the federal Executive said that this day will be dedicated to receiving credentials from around 20 new ambassadors.
“Today in the afternoon (I am going to receive the United States ambassador). Today I am going to dedicate myself to receiving credentials from around 20 ambassadors, for which we are very grateful that they are representing their countries, that this is a sister country,” he said. President.
“Today we are going to carry out that ceremony, I go and receive them one by one. There are around 20 ambassadors according to the protocol and in the afternoon -because it is an important number- the United States ambassador comes, in the afternoon, to 6:30, “he said.
Last Saturday, the new ambassador of the American Union in Mexico, Ken Salazar, arrived in Mexico, who when giving his first message assured that he comes to work for the future and prosperity of the two nations.
“Mexico is beautiful and dear. I come from the United States to greet the Mexican people. President Joe Biden has sent me to Mexico to ensure that our two nations have a prosperous future,” he said.
Salazar, who arrived accompanied by his wife, daughters, son-in-law and grandchildren, boasted his Mexican descent.
“My family did not cross the border, the border crossed us,” he said.
Today I presented my credentials to the President @lopezobrador_. I really appreciate your kindness and hospitality. My assignment as ambassador of the United States to Mexico begins formally. pic.twitter.com/STJZd2JGTo
– Ambassador Ken Salazar (@USAmbMex) September 15, 2021