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Mexico, US Meeting Friday to Address Border Traffic

FILE - Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador gives a speech marking the first 100 days of his presidency at the National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico, March 11, 2019.

High-level talks between U.S. and Mexican officials in the eastern Mexican city of Merida on Friday will touch on the U.S.-Mexico border and improving the flow of traffic there, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said.

Lopez Obrador was speaking at his regular morning news conference prior to traveling to Merida, where officials are meeting over two days as part of a recurring cross-border forum of business leaders known as the U.S.-Mexico CEO Dialogue.