Without intending to dispute the position of the ambassador of Israel in Mexico, who questioned the lack of a Mexican condemnation of the attack by Hamas in his country, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador stated that he respected the position of the diplomat but stressed that his expressions are made They are based on the constitutional principles of Mexican diplomacy, which call for the peaceful resolution of controversies and condemn the use of force.
During his conference, without being asked, he said that he respected the ambassador’s position very much. intends to side with any of the parties because Mexico seeks to be the cause of peace, as he suggested on Monday.
“We don’t want violence; we are pacifists; we don’t want anyone to lose their life, whether they are from Israel or Palestinian. The first human right is guaranteed, which is the right to life. “We are pacifists,” López Obrador said.
He recalled that foreign policy has always promoted peaceful solutions since the government of Benito Juarez, General Lázaro Cárdenas, and the Estrada Doctrine. Foreign policy must be governed by these principles. He expressed his condolences to the people of Israel and the Palestinian people for the deaths that occurred in this conflict, stressing that they should work for the establishment of peace.
On the other hand, he reported that the first of the planes of the Mexican Air Force will soon arrive in Israel, and the second will arrive later. He mentioned that there is a request from a thousand Mexican citizens who want to return to the country, pointing out, on the other hand, that of the three Mexicans who disappeared, the first one has already been found.