American military officials meet with Mexican counterparts in Matamoros

B&M International Bridge

A meeting between American and Mexican military forces south of the border in Matamoros drew a lot of attention.

Action 4 News spoke with the Matamoros mayor TMs office who confirmed that the meeting took place on Wednesday morning.

A convoy of American military officials crossed into Mexico at Brownsville TMs B&M International Bridge around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Witnesses told Action 4 News that the American military officials were inside SUVs that were escorted by Humvee TMs filled with armed Mexican soldiers.

The convoy rolled down Calle Sexta and to a Mexican army facility on the city TMs southside.

Matamoros city officials said the exact details of the meeting are not known.

Action 4 News placed calls to the U.S. Department of Defense as well as Mexico TMs Ministry of National Defense (SEDENA) but they have not released a statement.