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Mexican president says government not talking with organised crime

Mexican president says government not talking with organised crime
FILE PHOTO: Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador delivers a speech on the first anniversary of his presidential election victory at Zocalo Square in Mexico City, Mexico, July 1, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso/File Photo -
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MEXICOCITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday that the government is not holding talks with organised crime gangs, a day after his interior minister said she was meeting with self-described self-defence groups in states hard hit by violence.

(Reporting by David Alire Garcia)

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