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First phone call scheduled for President Joe Biden, Justin Trudeau Friday

FILE Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador attends the commemoration of his second anniversary in office at the National Palace in Mexico City Mexico calls on Biden to fix immigration status of Mexican nationals
Ginger Lawrence | 23 January, 2021, 20:33

On his first day in office, Biden took a series of executive actions that included revoking a permit that former President Donald Trump granted to the Keystone XL pipeline.

The premier will have a likely ally in Alberta Premier Jason Kenney, who threatened legal action on Monday if the permit was pulled.

Earlier this week, soldiers and police wielding batons in Guatemala clashed with members of an immigration caravan bound for the United States after some 8,000 Hondurans crossed into Guatemala, preventing majority from moving forward.

"We have the third-largest oil reserves in the world". We ship about $100 billion of energy to the USA every year.

The presidents' afternoon call was "pleasant and respectful" and everything indicated that relations between Mexico and the United States would be good, and to the benefit of both nations, Lopez Obrador said in a brief post on Twitter.

The pipeline was first proposed in 2008 but reached a snag under the Obama administration. Trump revived the project and has been a strong proponent of the measure-with the support of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

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Peterson voiced his opinion as he shared a tweet featuring a link to an article in the Edmonton Journal regarding the matter in question, whose author posed the following question in the headline: "Will the United States choose Alberta crude or go with massive job losses and dictator oil?"

I know, the Liberals claimed to have pushed the incoming USA administration to forge ahead with Keystone back in November when Trudeau called to congratulate Biden on his election win.

Incoming U.S. President-Elect Joe Biden should quickly fulfill campaign promises to launch an immigration plan, including giving dual nationality to Mexicans working in the United States, Mexico's president said on Wednesday.

Biden's move has been praised by environmental groups.

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (2nd L) holds a call with U.S. President Joe Biden, accompanied by Mexico's Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard, businessman Alfonso Romo and Mexico's Security Minister Rosa Icela Rodriguez, in San Pedro Garza, in Nuevo Leon state, Mexico January 22, 2021. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.) and Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.).