Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Wednesday rejected “interventionism” after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was working to designate the Latin American country’s drug cartels as terrorist organizations.
Yahoo reports Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador hit back at the U.S. on Wednesday, accusing it of interventionism after U.S. President Donald Trump said he was working to designate Mexico’s drug cartels as terrorist organizations.
SOUNDBITE) (Spanish) PRESIDENT ANDRES MANUEL LOPEZ OBRADOR SAYING:
“I will only say cooperation, yes, intervention, no.”
Lopez Obrador said Mexico would take up the issue after the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday and that he had asked his foreign minister to lead talks.
Earlier this month, a group of Americans were killed in an apparent ambush attack by a group linked to the Mexican Drug cartel.
President Trump has now taken action and vowed to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorists.
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