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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) said it is “deeply disappointed” by Mexico’s decision to close its investigation of ex-Defense Minister Salvador Cienfuegos, after the Mexican attorney general decided not to press charges.

The decision, which Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador publicly backed on Friday, January 15th, and a document dump by Mexico’s government of U.S. evidence against Cienfuegos, threatens to strain strategic U.S.-Mexico security ties.

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