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López Obrador says that he is considering suing García Luna's lawyer for moral damages


"I am seeing if it is possible for me to file a complaint for moral damages against García Luna's lawyer," said the president of Mexico.

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(CNN Spanish) --

The President of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, said that he is considering filing a complaint against César de Castro, Genaro García Luna's lawyer, after he mentioned his name during the trial that is taking place. in New York against the former Secretary of Public Security of Mexico.

“I am making a consultation because I am seeing if it is possible for me to file a complaint for moral damages against García Luna's lawyer and those who are responsible in the United States.

[…] I am seeing if it is possible to do it because it is not Andrés Manuel, he is the president of Mexico, and this has to be made very clear, ”said the president during his morning conference this Thursday.

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López Obrador said that he will not allow his honesty to be questioned and that he had instructed Foreign Relations Secretary Marcelo Ebrard to analyze the possibilities.

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This Wednesday, during the cross-examination of Jesús "El Rey" Zambada, a witness for the Prosecutor's Office, De Castro asked him if in 2007 he declared that he had delivered millions of dollars for the electoral campaign of López Obrador in 2006 through an intermediary.

Zambada replied that he never said that, that it could not be written because it was not true.

The same Wednesday, de Castro told CNN that he was not going to make any comments, neither on the case nor on anything related to the president of Mexico who described him as a "false" and "slanderer" during his press conference.


CNN contacted De Castro seeking his reaction to López Obrador's words, but he replied that he was going to review the statements by the president of Mexico before giving his response.

Maria Santana contributed to this report.

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Source: cnnespanol

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