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World Trump Says U.S. Will Designate Drug Cartels in Mexico as Terrorist Groups

03:40  27 november  2019
03:40  27 november  2019 Source:   nytimes.com

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President Trump said in an interview posted online Tuesday that he planned to designate Mexican drug cartels Deadly violence by drug cartels in Mexico gained new attention in the United States in recent weeks after the Once a group has been designated as a terrorist organization, it is illegal

Donald Trump said the U . S . government intends to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist groups in the near future, and declined to say whether he was considering taking Trump said he had been working on the efforts to formally designate cartels as a terror group “for the last 90 days.”

President Trump said in an interview posted online Tuesday that he planned to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations, owing to what he said was the high number of Americans killed by their activities.

Donald Trump et al. standing next to a man in a suit and tie: President Trump at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Tuesday. The president said he planned to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations.© Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times President Trump at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland on Tuesday. The president said he planned to designate Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations.

The comments, which were made in an interview with the former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly and posted to his personal website, represent a shift in United States policy that the Mexican foreign minister, Marcelo Ebrard, told reporters on Monday he did not believe would happen.

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“The Mexican drug cartels kill more than 100,000 Americans every year by the importation of dangerous narcotics,” O’Reilly said to President Trump during an interview aired on O’Reilly.com Monday. “Are you going to designate those cartels in Mexico as terror groups ?”

President Trump in an interview published Tuesday said his administration is thinking “very seriously” about designating Mexican drug cartels as foreign terrorist organizations. His comments come in the wake of his declaration of a national emergency at the U . S .- Mexico border last month, a move

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“I will be designating the cartels,” Mr. Trump said in the interview. “I have been working on that for the last 90 days. You know, designation is not that easy, you have to go through a process, and we are well into that process.”

Deadly violence by drug cartels in Mexico gained new attention in the United States in recent weeks after the killing of six children and their three mothers, all dual Mexican and American citizens, who were part of a fundamentalist Mormon community in the north of the country.

After that ambush, Mr. Trump said on Twitter that the time had come “for Mexico, with the help of the United States, to wage WAR on the drug cartels and wipe them off the face of the earth.”

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US President Donald Trump said that his administration will begin designating Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations, citing their rule in narco- and human trafficking. In an interview with conservative pundit Bill O’Reilly that aired on Tuesday, President Trump said the move had already

President Donald Trump is mulling designating Mexican drug cartels as foreign terrorist organizations, he told Breitbart News in a Monday Oval Office In fact, we’ve been thinking about it for a long time,” Trump said when asked if he was considering the move. “ As terrorists — as terrorist

In the interview posted online Tuesday, Mr. Trump declined to say what measures he would consider taking once the cartels had been designated as terrorist organizations. When Mr. O’Reilly asked if drone strikes in Mexico were a possibility, the president replied, “I don’t want to say what I am going to do, but they will be designated.”

“Look, we are losing 100,000 people a year to what is happening and what is coming through from on Mexico,” the president said, without elaborating. “They have unlimited money, the people, the cartels, because they have a lot of money, because it is drug money and human trafficking money.”

Once a group has been designated as a terrorist organization, it is illegal for people in the United States to knowingly provide support for it, and its members are barred from entering the country. Financial institutions are also forbidden from doing business with the organization.

The interview posted online on Tuesday evening was a clip from a longer conversation between Mr. Trump and Mr. O’Reilly, who said the full interview would be available to people who bought a premium membership to his personal website.

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