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Pompeo travels to Mexico to meet new leftist president-elect

AP  |  Washington 

is leading a Cabinet-level delegation to on the heels of a sea-change election there that could offer a chance for the neighbors to repair strained relations.

Joining today will be Donald Trump's and Jared Kushner, (mih-NOO'-shin) and (KEER'-sten) Nielsen.

US-ties have deteriorated significantly under Trump, who campaigned on building a border wall and has repeatedly blamed for economic and social problems in the U.S.

However, following the landslide victory of leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, tensions have eased.

Both leaders made positive statements following a telephone call earlier this month. The wall wasn't mentioned.

will replace in December.

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 10:40 IST