The president of germanyFrank-Walter Steinmeier declared on Tuesday that the Mexican president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obradoroffered to intensify cooperation in liquefied natural gas (LNG), at a time when the European nation seeks to replace Russian imports.
The offer comes at a time when energy prices in Germany have risen sharply amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, so the country is acquiring LNG terminals as part of its efforts to reduce its reliance on the gas in Russian.
The Mexican president offered to intensify cooperation on liquefied gas.
The German president made a state visit to Mexico, accompanied by his wife Elke Büdenbender, and they were received at the National Palace by President López Obrador and Beatriz Gutierrez Mueller.
“The meeting with the president of Germany was very important, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, his wife Elke Büdenbender and companions from the public and private sectors. We deal with issues of economy, trade, human rights, justice and peace”, expressed López Obrador through his social networks.
Present at the meeting were the Secretaries of Foreign Affairs, Marcelo Ebrard; of Economy, Tatiana Clouthier; of Treasury, Rogelio Ramirez de la O; of energy, Dew Nahle; in addition to the CEOs of Petróleos Mexicanos, Octavio Romero; and the Federal Electricity Commission, Manuel Bartlett.
The German delegation was made up of Wolfgang Hermann Dold, German ambassador to Mexico; Wolfgang Silbermann, Advisor for Political Affairs of the Office of the President of Germany; Cerstin Gammelin, spokesperson for the President; Daniel Alscher, technical advisor to the Office of the President, among others.