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Prime Minister Stephen Harper takes part in a joint press conference with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto at the National Palace in Mexico City on Feb. 18, 2014.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper takes part in a joint press conference with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto at the National Palace in Mexico City on Feb. 18, 2014.
(SEAN KILPATRICK/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

What Harper and Obama actually achieved in their Mexico meeting

Never mind that U.S. President Barack Obama preferred to have a few friends over for movies in the East Wing the previous evening and then fly down and back to Toluca the same day – limiting the long-overdue ‘Three Amigos’ summit to a scant few hours.

Overlook for the moment that the President’s bilateral with Prime Minister Harper was reduced to a short walk in the park.