Washington, DC (STL.News) – The US Department of State released the following statement:
Assistant Secretary for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Kirsten D. Madison is leading an interagency delegation to Mexico, October 2-4. The U.S. delegation includes Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Counternarcotics and Global Threats Thomas Alexander and Drug Enforcement Administration Chief of Operations Christopher Evans.
While in Mexico City, the delegation will meet with senior Mexican government officials to discuss ways to intensify efforts against the shared challenges of synthetic and other drugs, organized crime, and related violence. These threats face both of our countries and call for coordinated approaches to address them effectively.