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Barack Obama congratulates Peña Nieto for the arrest of the Z40

U.S. President Barack Obama said in an interview with journalist, Leon Krauze, that the capture of Mexican drug lord Miguel Angel Trevino Morales, leader of the cartel Los Zetas, demonstrates the Government's commitment to his counterpart in Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, with the dissolution of transnational networks of drug trafficking. That arrest "shows that Peña Nieto Administration takes seriously the continued efforts against transnational drug operations," Obama said during an interview with a television affiliate Univision Spanish network. Obama said during his meeting last May Peña Nieto, Mexico's he recognized "the need" to deal with the drug cartels "in a serious way" and this (the capture of Treviño Morales) "is evidence that. " The President further said that State Kingdom supports the fight against drugs in the neighboring country, "in a way that respects the sovereignty of Mexico". Obama also stressed that transnational drug trafficking has impact not only in Mexico but also in Central America, the Caribbean and the United States. "That also means that we have to continue doing our part to reduce demand (drug) and the flow of guns and cash south, and that's the kind of cooperation that Peña Nieto is waiting," said the president. The Obama administration today congratulated his Mexican by Treviño Morales's arrest and avoided talking about a possible extradition request, although the suspect is required by the U.S. Justice Department since 2008. His capture "is another advance over the people of Mexico to the dismantling of organized crime, and we commend our Mexican partners in that sense," said a State Department spokesman, Patrick Ventrell. The Justice Department accused Mexican drug lord in 2008 to the Federal Court of the District of Columbia, based in Washington, transmission and distribution of cocaine from Mexico and Guatemala to the United States. In addition, the State Department in 2009 offered a reward of up to $ 5 million for the capture of Trevino Morales. Alias

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