Thank you for joining us here today and thank you to the Ambassador for being such a gracious host here in Washington. If you'll indulge me folks I'd like to say a few words. This is my fourth official visit to the United States and second one to Washington.
It is great to be in Washington on my third official visit to the United States.
I particularly want to thank Secretary Moniz for hosting today's meeting.
This morning, we had some positive-and frank-discussions further to the path laid out at the North American Leaders' Summit in Toluca, Mexico, last February.
Thank you, Chairman.
I'm delighted to be here today and welcome this opportunity to meet with those enhancing the strong relationship between our two nations.
We meet today at an important moment in the development of the