Mexico lauds U.S. decision to drop charges against ex-Army chief
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard lauded what he described as the 'unprecedented' decision to drop U.S. criminal charges against Mexico's former defense minister in favor of investigating him at home instead, the diplomat said on Tuesday.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard lauded what he described as the "unprecedented" decision to drop U.S. criminal charges against Mexico's former defense minister in favor of investigating him at home instead, the diplomat said on Tuesday.
Ebrard told a news conference shortly after the decision to dismiss the drug and money laundering charges against Salvador Cienfuegos was announced that the move showed U.S. authorities' respect for Mexican sovereignty and its military.
(Reporting by Drazen Jorgic; Writing by David Alire Garcia; Editing by Sandra Maler)
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