The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, met today with the Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Mexico, Patricia Espinosa, during the forty-second regular session of the OAS General Assembly, which is taking place in Cochabamba, Bolivia.
The OAS Secretary General and the Secretary for Foreign Affairs of Mexico talked about some of the principal items on the hemispheric agenda and analyzed the topics being debated at the General Assembly session, beginning with the main theme of the meeting: “Food Security with Sovereignty.” They also discussed matters relating to hemispheric security and efforts to combat organized crime; current debate about drug policy, and the Mexican presidential election scheduled for July 1, to which the OAS will be sending an electoral observation mission.
Secretary General Insulza was accompanied by his Chief of Staff, Ambassador Hugo de Zela, and the OAS Secretaries for Political Affairs and Multidimensional Security, Kevin Casas-Zamora and Adam Blackwell, respectively. For her part, Secretary Espinosa was accompanied by Mexico’s Permanent Representative to the OAS, Joel Antonio Hernández.
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