Spain described AMLO’s criticism of King Felipe VI as “incomprehensible”.

Spain rejects AMLO’s statements (Twitter / @SOMOS_XALAPA)

The Government of Spain He showed rejection Towards the most recent statements by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (Amlo), he asserted on December 16 that Mexico’s relationship with the European country continues to be suspended due to a disrespectful attitude on his part.

In a statement, the Spanish government assured that “these reports are incomprehensible after a successful bilateral commission that has delivered such definitive results.”

Although the European country was against the words of the Mexican president, they promised to continue to support the strengthening of bilateral relations. He pointed out: “Spain will always be supportive Strengthening fraternal, human, cultural, economic and educational relations Between our two brother countries.

The 'pause' in Mexico-Spain relations is still in place, AMLO said (Photo: Infobae/@Jovani Perez)
The ‘pause’ in Mexico-Spain relations is still in place, AMLO said (Photo: Infobae/@Jovani Perez)

The Spanish government’s statements came after López Obrador ruled that the “suspension continues”. There is no respect on their part”. He is a A letter of respect addressed to King Philip VIWho did not respond to his message.

During his conference, AMLO recreated the controversy created in the past by the Mexican government’s request to the Spanish to apologize for the events of the conquest and colonial period.

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“In order to start a new phase in our relationship with Spain, we considered it important to make a gesture of humility by offering a mission. An apology for the destruction, oppression and killing of indigenous peoples“They offer to thank us for coming to civilize us,” he scolded.

AMLO denied that Felipe Calderon's nationalization had an impact on Spain (the government of Mexico).
AMLO denied that Felipe Calderon’s nationalization had an impact on Spain (the government of Mexico).

In contrast, the Mexican president rejected it Former presidents of Mexico were granted Spanish nationality Although this has unleashed a controversy, it is a factor affecting the relationship between the two countries.

“Comment that we are free and that Spain can issue visas to anyone, any citizen, and that ex-President Calderon, ex-President Pena, President Salinas have the right to do so if they decide to live there. The only thing that bothers me about this – it’s Doesn’t bother me, but it draws my attention and I never stop underlining – when they use double talk, double standard, hypocrisy,” he emphasized.

It happened last December 14 Felipe Calderon He obtained a residence permit in Spain with the support of former Spanish President Jose Maria Aznar.

Calderon receives Spanish citizenship (Twitter/@felipecalderon)
Calderon receives Spanish citizenship (Twitter/@felipecalderon)

Aznar’s alleged intervention was pointed out country, The media revealed that the former Mexican president was hired as a professor at the Atlantic Institute of Government, which he founded in 2014. This is why Calderon met the employment contract requirement to obtain residency.

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Besides Calderon, Carlos Salinas de Cordari and Enrique Pena Nieto achieved nationalization. However, Spanish Foreign Minister Jose Manuel Alborez denied any irregularities in the process.

“They have applied for visas as thousands of people do every year. It is an involuntary process, an administrative procedure and it is regulated”, Alborez said in the framework of the XIII meeting of the Mexico-Spain Bilateral Commission.

For his part, the Foreign Secretary, Marcelo Ebrard has warned that Mexico will pursue legal action against former Mexican leaders if they find any irregularities in the nationalization. He pointed out about the “pause” in bilateral relations, saying, “It is very difficult to be without all economic, personal, daily relations.”

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