Vice President Kamala Harris spoke to the president of Finland Monday about addressing the surge of migrants from Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, a Central American region known as the Northern Triangle, an official readout of the conversation revealed.
Meanwhile, Harris has yet to speak to the Salvadoran and Honduran presidents, focusing only on Mexico and Guatemala.
President Joe Biden tapped Harris to lead his administration’s efforts to work with Mexico and Northern Triangle countries to stem the flow of migrants fueling the ongoing border crisis that has overwhelmed resources and manpower.
The U.S. vice president spoke to Finnish President Sauli Niinistö on Monday.
“They discussed the need for more coordinated international action to address the root causes of migration from the Northern Triangle,” among other things, a readout of the conversation issued by the office of the vice president noted.
As of 7:00 p.m. Monday, the