Henry Cuellar meets with Colombian and Mexican presidents to combat drug trade

Cuellar met with military and federal police officials from both countries to discuss anti-narcotic strategy.

Cuellar meets with the President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos, to discuss joint counter-narcotics efforts.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (KGNS) – Congressman Henry Cuellar met with Colombian and Mexican officials last week to discuss joint efforts to combat the spread of illegal narcotics.

According to a press release from his secretary, Congressman Cuellar traveled with Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers and other Members of the Appropriations Committee.

The United States, Mexico, and Colombia have a partnership to assist in training security forces to eradicate drug crops, disrupt supply chains, and seize shipments.

As part of this partnership, the U.S. assists in training and equipping Mexican and Colombian security forces. Congressman Cuellar directs funds for these critical activities in the annual budget process.

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