Mexico Denies Deal Made to Drug Kingpin in Return for ex-Defense Minister

Reuters reported last week that Mexico agreed with U.S. Attorney General William Barr to seek the arrest of a high-level Mexican drug cartel leader as part of a deal to get U.S. drug trafficking charges against Cienfuegos dropped.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday, November 23nd, denied that Mexico had agreed to capture a cartel leader for the United States in order to secure the return of ex-defense minister Salvador Cienfuegos from U.S. custody.

Reuters reported last week that Mexico agreed with U.S. Attorney General William Barr to seek the arrest of a high-level Mexican drug cartel leader as . . .

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