Mexico will allow US authorities access in the massacre of Mormon family investigation


López Obrador reiterated his gratitude for the support offered by the US president to fight crime in Mexico but indicated that he does not accept it for sovereignty.

The president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, informed on Wednesday that his Government will allow the US authorities to access the investigation of the massacre of the Mormon family last Monday, in which six minors and three women were killed in Bavispe , Sonora, almost on the northern border of the country.

This, after the head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Marcelo Ebrard, reported that Mexican authorities will allow the US Government. can follow up on the case perpetrated last Monday, November 4 in the state of Sonora, in northern Mexico.

This, in reciprocity to the way in which the US Government He agreed to follow up on the Mexican authorities around the investigations into the attack against Mexicans in El Paso, Texas, last August.

“The opinion of Marcelo, who externals her today, I support her, in the sense that as well as they allowed us to follow up on the investigation of the case of the murders of Mexicans in El Paso, Texas – that they take her US authorities, as appropriate, but allow us to follow up on the investigation, was an agreement that was taken – the same for this case, “said President López Obrador in his morning conference on Wednesday, November 6.

“We take care that justice is investigated and done. We have no limitations so that they can be informed of how the investigation is going and if they want to participate, they could do it. This is allowed by bilateral agreements.”

The attack was carried out with American weapons

At a press conference, Alfonso Durazo, head of the Secretariat of Security and Citizen Protection, informed that the origin of the weapons with which the attack against the Mormon families was perpetrated, were manufactured in the USA.

“In the first research in the collection of bushings allows us to recognize the caliber of .223 bushings of Remington manufacture and of North American origin, this is one of the most relevant data,” said Durazo.

In this regard, Foreign Minister Ebrard said the Mexican government will collaborate with the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States) to track how the weapons used in the aggression entered Mexican territory.

“It is very likely that we will find weapons that are manufactured, in some proportion, from the US and a joint work has to be done, we have to see how those weapons are handled in the area, how they enter. Mexico has to do that The investigation will surely be done by the Attorney General’s Office and the information will be shared with the FBI so that they can do the same in the US This is an example of cooperation, “Ebrard said.

Source: ap,

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