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Why There’s Good Reason to be Skeptical About Mexican, Chinese Promises to Curtail Fentanyl Flows Into U.S.

Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador discussed how to curtail the fentanyl trade during a bilateral meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the APEC Summit in San Francisco. Image via XInhua.

U.S. President Joe Biden called on the Presidents of Mexico and China to help stem the importation of the synthetic drug fentanyl that has killed tens of thousands in the U.S. over the past several years.

The issue was also raised in a bilateral meeting between Andrés Manuel López Obrador and Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the APEC Summit last week in San Francisco.

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