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Ottawa, July 3 (Canadian-Media): Canada and Mexico, being partners in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) along with the United States (US.), look forward to collaborating create good jobs for people in both our countries, media reports said.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had expressed his desire to work closely with Mexican President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador, in his meeting with the latter.
Trudeau also said he would like to meet with Amlo soon.
Amlo had reportedly won about 55 percent of the votes.
While 88 million people were eligible to exercise their voting rights, the turnout was around 53 million.
Earlier, congratulating Amlo, Trudeau had said: "Canada and Mexico are close friends and longtime partners...and a mutually beneficial trading relationship that is the envy of the world – reflected in our joint effort to update the North American Free Trade Agreement for the 21st century...“I look forward to working closely with President-elect López Obrador, his administration and the Mexican Congress to build on the vibrant partnership between our two countries, create economic growth that works for everyone, and advance human rights and equality. Together, we can deepen our strong relationship, and shape a better future for Mexicans and Canadians alike.”
(Reporting by Asha Bajaj)