Monday, February 6, 2023

AMLO pledges to stop smuggling of fentanyl from Canada and the US with the armed forces

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Mexico City.- President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador promised to America why Canada Stopping the smuggling of fentanyl through the work of the armed forces, which he put in charge of port and customs control, and destroying the laboratories where the drug is made.

,We are working on this in an organized manner, it took us to all the ports and customs being controlled by the armed forces, because fentanyl and other chemicals come from Asia and these substances are processed in laboratories. We are stopping the entry of these chemicals and destroying the laboratoriesLópez Obrador said after finishing X Summit of North American Leaders,

Noting the growing alert from the US and Canada for this substance, López Obrador assured that he is not only concerned about the deaths caused by this synthetic drug in the neighboring country, but also fears that the problem could spread to his territory. Will go

He warned, “It’s not just a matter of the United States, it’s who we’re going to suffer if we don’t face this problem.”

Despite offering the work of the Mexican military to block the arrival of the chemicals that make fentanyl and destroy the laboratories that make it, López Obrador assured that the three countries were working in an organized manner.

With regard to fentanyl, Biden highlighted joint efforts between Mexico and the United States, saying that over the past six months, 7,000 traffickers have been arrested and 25,000 pounds (about 11,339 kilograms) of the substance have been seized at the border. Is.

“We are going to continue our joint efforts, including the precursor materials (to make fentanyl), the laboratories where it is made and where it is stored,” the American said.

Silence on the arrest of the son of “El Chapo”

Despite being asked about the arrest last Thursday of Ovidio Guzmán, one of the most wanted sons of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, by the United States, López Obrador refrained from giving a direct answer and called for a call to address organized crime. Mentioned some of your measures.

Among them, he noted the absence of corruption and impunity in its executive, as well as the opportunities it offered to prevent young people from being recruited by criminal groups.

“In the meeting we have agreed to continue working together to establish peace in all three countries and guarantee the security of our people. And that is all I can answer,” he concluded.

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