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Foreign Ministry will deploy campaign in the US against ‘unacceptable attacks’ by Republicans

The head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (SRE), Marcelo Ebrard, instructed Ambassador Esteban Moctezuma and the 52 Mexican consuls in the United States to carry out an information campaign against the “unacceptable attacks” by Republican Party legislators.

Last week congressmen from the Republican party They proposed using the United States armed forces to fight drug cartels in Mexican territory who traffic in fentanyl.

Foreign Minister Ebrard held a working meeting this afternoon in Washington DC with Ambassador Esteban Moctezuma and the 52 consuls of our country in the American Union, according to a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

“We are not going to allow Mexico to be run over,” Foreign Minister Ebrard told the 52 consuls gathered at the Mexican Cultural Institute.

The Secretary of Foreign Relations Marcelo Ebrard toassured that in the strategy against fentanylMexico has been the main ally of the United States and even that fight has cost the hundreds of casualties of Mexican federal forces.

So far in the six-year term, Mexico has seized a record number of more than six tons of said substance, which has prevented billions of fatal doses, he said.

“At this cost of human lives, How is it that these gentlemen dare to question our commitment or, even worse, to ask for an intervention in our country?“, the Chancellor objected to the proposals of Republican legislators.

“In order not to allow a narrative based on lies that harms our country to be consolidated, Ebrard asked the ambassador and the consuls hold informative meetings with the Mexican community and political actorsand render a weekly report on these”.

At the proposal of the consuls themselves, informative materials will be disseminated at the consulate headquarters and in local media.

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