This morning, during his morning press conference broadcast from the so-called “bunker” who ordered to build Gene Garcia Luna, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador warned that his government will not allow any intervention foreign government much less armed forces in our territory.
The Mfederal trustee described as an offense and a lack of respect to our sovereignty the Republican proposal to use the US Army in Mexico against fentanyl.
The federal president mentioned that one of the coordinators of the Republican party raised an initiative so that the United States Armed Forces intervene in Mexico, to combat drug trafficking, especially to prevent fentanyl from reaching the United States from Mexico. In this regard, he expressed: “We are not going to allow any foreign government to intervene, much less, that armed forces intervene in our territory.”
The president announced that starting today they will carry out an information campaign for Mexicans and Hispanics who live and work in USA, so that they understand that the initiative of the republicans is an offense to the country.
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“If they do not change their attitude and think that they are going to use Mexico for their political purposes, we are going to call not to vote for that party, because it is interventionist, inhumane, hypocritical and corrupt (…) what this party said yesterday Senator, we do not allow it, because Mexico respects itself.”
Already previously, Lopez Obrador described as a propaganda act and interventionist spirits the proposal of some legislators of the United States Republican Party for the army of that country to fight nine drug cartels that operate in Mexico.
The federal president cited a report from the United States Department of State that he presented to the Congress of that country on February 27 on the intervention of terrorism groups in various countries and where, according to the Mexican government, it was ruled out that they had infiltrated the organizations drug criminals.
Lopez Obrador criticized the “mania” and “bad habit” of the United States of “consider themselves the government of the world” and interfere in matters that concern the countries internally.
“But it is even worse that they want to use military force to intervene in the public life of another country. In other words, invade another country with the excuse that they are targeting terrorist drug traffickers. Of course, it is pure propaganda. However, we must be rejecting all these claims of interventionism. Mexico is an independent, sovereign country.” express
The proposal that unleashed the annoyance of Lopez Obrador, baptized as Resolution 18, was promoted by congressmen Dan Crenshaw and Mike Waltz, two former members of the US Armed Forces and both senators from the conservative Republican Party.
The document argues that the fentanyl kills on average 80 thousand US citizens per year and that it is the main cause of death among men between the ages of 18 and 45. It specifies that the Mexican cartels are responsible for drug trafficking to the US, as well as precursors and related substances.
The Resolution 18 It also exposes a list of violent events in which the cartels have been involved and which, according to the initiative, cause instability on the border with Mexico.
“The cartels regularly intimidate, assault, kidnap, torture and assassinate elements of the Mexican security forces”, says. The document explicitly mentions the Cartels from Sinaloa, Jalisco Nueva Generación, the Gulf, Los Zetas, the Northeast, Juárez, Tijuana, the Beltrán Leyva and the Knights Templar (or La Familia Michoacana).