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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks with Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto during an addresses to the media at Los Pinos presidential residence in Mexico City, Mexico, September 14, 2017. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido(reuters_tickers)
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto said on Thursday that his country had accepted Israel's offer to help it and the United States develop Central America.
Speaking at a news conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Pena Nieto added that the two nations had agreed to update their free trade agreement.
Netanyahu's trip marked the first visit to Mexico by a sitting Israeli prime minister, Pena Nieto said. At the close of the press conference, Netanyahu invited Pena Nieto to Jerusalem.
(Reporting by Julia Love)