Mexico vows to ‘take legal action’ against U.S. after El Paso shooting

Mexico vows to ‘take legal action’ against U.S. after El Paso shooting
Andres Manuel López Obrador (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – The kind of activism the AMLO government would embrace.  Wouldn’t be surprised to see them try to do something in the International Court of Justice.]

Of the 20 people gunned down at a Walmart adjacent to the Cielo Vista Mall, at least seven were Mexican citizens, and Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard promised Mexico City will act.

In a statement, the Foreign Ministry called the attack in El Paso a “terrorist act against innocent Mexicans.”

“The president has instructed me to ensure that Mexico’s indignation translates into … efficient, prompt, expeditious and forceful legal actions for Mexico to take a role and demand that conditions are established that protect … Mexicans in the United States,” Ebrard said in a video posted on Twitter. …

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Mexican officials will be participating in the investigation and trial of the gunman and will consider extraditing the suspect to face charges in Mexico if necessary.

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