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Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores (SRE) (Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mexico) Biography

Position:
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Reasoning:

“Every form of border control must respect human rights and the physical integrity of all people. The border issue can be resolved only through dialogue and bilateral cooperation.”

Press release, SRE website, Oct. 3, 2007

Description:

“The Foreign Ministry would execute Mexico’s foreign policy, promote, encourage and assure that measures abroad were carried out in coordination with other areas of the federal government as necessary, direct the Mexican Foreign Service and participate in the formulation of all treaties, agreements and conventions to which Mexico was a party.”

“History of the Foreign Affairs Ministry,” SRE wesbsite (accessed Oct. 10, 2007)

Mission:

“To broaden and deepen Mexico’s political, economic, cultural and cooperative relationships with all regions for the benefit of the comprehensive development of all Mexicans.

To safeguard and strengthen Mexico’s sovereignty and independence and to guarantee its national interests and security based on the Constitutional principles of foreign policy.

To assure that all international programs undertaken by federal, state and local government and by all branches of government that have an impact of Mexico’s relationships with other countries are carried out in a coordinated fashion.

To strengthen the expression of Mexico’s cultural identity and image.”

“Mission,” SRE wesbsite (accessed Oct. 10, 2007)

Other:
Mexican government agency
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