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Vice president Biden arrives in Mexico City for U.S.-Mexico economic summit

Vice President Joe Biden visits St. Paul's Union Depot train station Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016,  to mark the seventh anniversary of the economic stimulus package in  St. Paul, Minn.  Biden says projects like the restoration of an abandoned train hub in Minnesota helped bring the country back from the recession.  (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP)  MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT

Vice President Joe Biden visits St. Paul's Union Depot train station Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016, to mark the seventh anniversary of the economic stimulus package in St. Paul, Minn. Biden says projects like the restoration of an abandoned train hub in Minnesota helped bring the country back from the recession. (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES LOCAL TELEVISION OUT  (ap)

Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Mexico City late Wednesday night heading a delegation attending a U.S.-Mexico high-level economic dialogue.

With him are Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, as well as Roberta Jacobson, Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs and Catherine A. Novelli, the Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment.

Biden is scheduled to meet privately with President Enrique Peña Nieto on Thursday.

They are expected to address energy issues, "modern borders," workforce development and regulatory cooperation, Mexico's El Universal newspaper reported.

Novelli will also meet with members of the Mexican Business Council and the American Chamber of Commerce of Mexico.

Mexico and the U.S. are major trading partners and members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal.

With reporting by the Associated Press.

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