Cooperation with extraditions reaffirms bilateral security commitment: Ken Salazar – El Sol de México

The US ambassador to Mexico, Ken Salazarhighlighted this Saturday that the “historical” cooperation on extraditions between both nations “reaffirms the shared commitment” to bilateral security and well-being.

In a statement published on the social network Ovidio Guzmán ‘el Ratón’, son of Joaquín ‘el Chapo’ Guzmánand of Ismael Quintero ‘Fierro’, “So the extradition treaty plays a crucial role in continuing to provide these results,” he said.

He affirmed that bilateral cooperation helps those who put people at risk “with the poison of fentanyl, arms trafficking or the painful path of irregular migration” face the law.

Furthermore, he highlighted that this year The United States has deported fugitives to Mexico wanted by authorities for crimes such as homicide, feminicide, kidnapping and organized crime.

“The high number of extraditions to United States and deportations of fugitives to Mexico It is a clear reminder that those who profit unscrupulously from the safety, health and well-being of our nations will be held accountable.”

Likewise, he said that in this way safer communities are built for the people on both sides of the border, since these actions represent “certain blows” against transnational criminal organizations, cartels and polleros (human traffickers).

“He Bicentennial Framework and the High Level Dialogue on Security “They give us a solid foundation to continue working together to combat illicit fentanyl, disrupt arms trafficking, and manage migration humanely,” he concluded.

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The extradition agreement between both countries was signed in 1978, although the first extraditions began in 1995.

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