Wednesday, September 27, 2023

China blames the US for fentanyl consumption, but Biden’s country targets Mexico

Mexico.- Wang Liang, deputy director of Latin America in the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Chinese government, declared to Milenio that the government of that country blames the United States for the fentanyl crisis, because it only slanders other countries and nothing. responsible for the alarming consumption of Americans.

“The root of the fentanyl crisis in the United States is in themselves, what they should do is reflect on themselves, reduce the demand for drugs in the country, strengthen publicity about the dangers of drugs and limit the indiscriminate prescription, instead of slandering and defaming other countries and avoiding blame,” he said.

He assured Milenio that in May 2019 the Chinese government determined the formal classification and listing of substances such as fentanyl. After that, it has not received notifications from other countries about seizures of substances of this type coming from the country.

He emphasized that in Mexico there is an important channel of communication in the fight against drugs.

“China attaches importance to anti-drug police cooperation with Mexico and communication channels are open between the police departments of the two sides,” he said.

The above after May President Andrés Manuel López Obrador confirmed the seizure at the port of Lázaro Cárdenas of a shipment of 600 packages, 35 kilos each, containing chemicals known as “fuel resin, used for to manufacture fentanyl and methamphetamines, from Qingdao, China.


The San Francisco, California, Medical Examiner’s Office revealed that 71 people died of drug overdoses in July, bringing the 473 deaths due to excessive consumption of narcotics in the first 7 months of this year.

The Forensic Laboratory Division says 385 of the deaths recorded were due to fentanyl. On the other hand, the estimates show that at least two people die a day in this city from excessive consumption of illegal goods.

…And the US says Mexico doesn’t give money

Just recently Undersecretary for Counternarcotics Affairs at the Department of State, Todd Robinson, He described the cooperation against drugs in Mexico as good but criticized that the resources invested by the López Obrador Government are not enough.

“In fact, the challenge we have in Mexico is their reluctance to put enough resources into the fight (against fentanyl). Western Hemisphere Senate in the EU.

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