'I thought she was very nice'

ANDREA VANCE IN BOGOTA
Last updated 07:25 07/03/2013
TRADE TALKS: Prime Minister John Key meets Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and wife Angelica Rivera in Mexico City.
ANDREA VANCE

TRADE TALKS: Prime Minister John Key meets Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and wife Angelica Rivera in Mexico City.

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Prime Minister John Key has managed to avoid a diplomatic - and domestic incident - when questioned about Mexico's glamorous first lady.

Key, accompanied by wife Bronagh, met Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto and his actress wife Angelica Rivera yesterday.

But when asked what he thought of the sultry beauty, Key said: "I thought she was very nice."

When pressed on whether he thought she was attractive he said" "I didn't notice," adding with a grin: "Bronagh told me to say that."

Rivera entertained Bronagh with a tour of Mexico City's Chapultepec castle as Key and Pena Nieto held formal talks.

The Mexican soap actress married Pena Nieto in 2010, a second marriage for both. She is seen as a Carla Bruni figure in Mexico, and quit acting and toning down her sexy style to devote herself to her husband's career.

Today Key will meet with Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos, a former coffee trader, and later this week Chile's billionaire President Sebastian Pinera.

Next week he is Brazil for talks with formidable President Dilma Rousseff.

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