President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) asked the United States Congress to start an investigation into the hacking that the Secretary of National Defense (Sedena) was subjected to and that he assured from abroad. As he made it known prevent entry of US aircraft to investigate a balloon of Asian origin.
“I say this also with great respect because they are independent, but as a recommendation, The United States Congress should open an investigation into this. Because spying doesn’t help relationships. It doesn’t help to have respectful relationships,” he asked of her conference this morning from the National Palace.
So during the last weeks, López Obrador accused you of hacking such as the so-called GuacamayaLeaks and leaks from newspapers such as the Washington Post. from the US Department of Defense Pentagon as part of a campaign to undermine his administration.
He even contrasted that, while the president Joe Biden shows respect for Mexican sovereignty“it seems that is when we feel more interference. Not in the President, it is that the Government of the United States, it must be understood, is very horizontal and has a lot of relative autonomy in its institutions.It has many powerful agencies.”
#morning Said @lopezobrador_ on the hacks @SEDENAMx that the congress is in #USA should open an investigation in this regard, noting that there is “an exaggerated campaign” for the control of Mexican airspace in charge. @SEDENAMx“. @Notimex pic.twitter.com/9dT3md2epH
— Fernando Rivero M (@FerchoRivero) May 3, 2023
López Obrador denied access to the United States to investigate the globe
In this sense, the president announced that “they talked about the Pentagon and the defense asked permission because they wanted to fly over our airspace with airplanes, drones at a high technological level, military because they detected a balloon that came from Hawaii and was going to pass through Mexico. They stated that it was a globe in Asia.
about if it was someone else Chinese government spy balloonlike the one that the United States demolished last February, López Obrador limited himself to saying that “I don’t want to be involved in these matters“. Then, since this incident, he criticized the US authorities for attacking said planes.
Below the maximumcooperation yes, submission no“, he explained that “the answer was no. We do not allow entry to these aircraft and from these drones in our airspace.” Instead, he asked the United States to send the information so the Mexican Armed Forces could investigate the balloons entering Colima and exiting Tamaulipas.
“It happened, but we didn’t detect anything nor did they inform us that they saw it. Sand did a search to see if they had more articles and names“, he added, explaining that no vestiges of the balloon that would fly at 35,000 feet above the level of commercial aviation were found. Confirm that the Mexican authorities have carried out the corresponding operation.