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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of President-elect Peña Nieto of Mexico

President Obama will host President-elect Enrique Peña Nieto of Mexico at the White House on Tuesday, November 27.  The President looks forward to meeting President-elect Peña Nieto and hearing about his vision for leading Mexico over the next six years.  They plan to discuss a broad range of bilateral, regional and global issues during their Oval Office meeting.  The President welcomes the opportunity to underscore the shared values and strong bonds of friendship between the United States and Mexico.  The United States remains committed to work in partnership with Mexico to increase economic competitiveness in both countries, promote regional development, advance bilateral efforts to develop a secure and efficient 21st Century Border, and address our common security challenges.