Monday, July 23, 2012
President Meets with Presumptive President-elect Peña Nieto
Presidency of the Republic
Mexican President Felipe
Calderón met on July 17 with Enrique Peña Nieto (EPN), who, according to the district count of the Federal Electoral
Institute, obtained the majority of votes during the presidential elections of 1 July 2012.
During the meeting they discussed various items on the national agenda, including economic, political, social and
They agreed that once the legal electoral process has
been completed, and the Electoral Court of the Judicial Branch of the Federation declares EPN president-elect, an orderly
process of administrative and political transition will begin.
end, President Calderón declared that the government will offer the necessary support to ensure that the process is
conducted in an efficient, transparent manner, with strict adherence to the law.
Press Release: Presidency of the Republic, Mexico,
D.F., Jul. 17, 2012; translation Presidency of the Republic