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Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and US counterpart Donald Trump will hold a bilateral meeting in Washington on July 8, Mexico's foreign secretary confirmed on Wednesday.

Speaking at a morning news conference at Mexico City's National Palace, Marcelo Ebrard also hailed Wednesday's launch of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), the successor to the 26-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).