Mexico’s President threatens to skip Americas summit until US invitations each nation

Mexico's President threatens to skip Americas summit unless US invites every country


“Participation in the Los Angeles Summit has not yet been resolved because we are proposing that no one is excluded because we seek the unity of all America,” López Obrador said during his daily briefing in Mexico City.

“We feel that there should be no confrontation. Even with the differences, we must dialogue, all Americans, then we are yet to resolve this issue; we have a very good relationship with the government of President Biden. We want everyone to be invited. That’s the position of Mexico,” he added.

US officials have repeatedly said the governments of Cuba, Nicaragua, and Venezuela will not be invited to the summit due to their human rights records.

As host country, the US has the privilege of selecting leaders to be invited to the summit.

However, the White House said on Tuesday that no decisions have been made following López Obrador’s comments.

“We haven’t made a decision about who will be invited, and no invitations have been issued yet,” White House Press Secretary Jen…