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Mexico says agreed with U.S. on plan to reduce illegal arms and drug trade

Mexico says agreed with U.S. on plan to reduce illegal arms and drug trade 46

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s foreign ministry said top officials met with U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Thursday and agreed on a bilateral program aimed at reducing the trafficking of illicit arms, drugs and money.

The two countries also agreed to cooperate on measures to diminish drug consumption and combat addiction, the ministry said in a statement.

Reporting by Miguel Angel Gutierrez; Writing by Stefanie Eschenbacher; Editing by Daina Beth Solomon

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