MEXICO CITY, Aug. 15 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President
George W. Bush, Mexican President Felipe Calderon and Canadian Prime Minister
Stephen Harper will stage a summit on Aug. 20-21 in Canada to discuss drug
trafficking, security, trade and cooperation.
Mexico's Foreign Minister Patricia Espinosa said
Wednesday this would be the third summit under the Security and Prosperity
Partnership (SPP) mechanism, created in March 2005.
Energy and prosperity were also on the agenda, she
She added that the governments would not sign any
documents, but would reiterate a promise to share information to fight crime at
the meeting which is to take place at Montebello Castle, Quebec.
Mexico and the United States recognize that they
share a problem of insecurity and need to help one another in information
sharing, training and equipment, while respecting each other's sovereignty,
The SPP has proved unpopular with some
non-governmental organizations including the Council of Canadians, which has
announced a program of protests against the summit.
Canadian police are preparing security measures for
the area where the leaders are to meet.
Also planning protests is U.S. group the Coalition
Against a Union of North America, which is unhappy with what it considers a
subordination of Canada and Mexico to the United States.