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The Mexican government said recent release of the drug lord Rafael Caro Quintero, implicated in the murder of U.S. drug agent Enrique Camarena, will not affect relations with EU. “We are certain that not affect”, both countries are seeking the same goal and that “the law is strictly enforced,” said Mexican Foreign Minister Rafael Caro Quintero, The Mexican government from Singapore, where he made an official visit. The Mexican government will seek a review of the court’s decision that allowed the release of Caro Quintero on August 9, after dismiss several cases against him, one of them for the abduction and murder of Enrique Camarena in 1985. “There is full conviction and full coordination around that and other matters” and therefore there will be no other impact on the bilateral relationship than the “point us to reinforce the importance of coordination and improvement,” he said.

After serving 28 of the 40 years of his sentence for drug trafficking and organized crime cartel founder left Guadalajara prison in the western state of Jalisco after a federal court to grant an injunction. The court ordered the immediate release of Caro Quintero after dismissing four criminal cases against him, including two for murder, an illegal deprivation of liberty and one for drug trafficking. In the case of the kidnapping and murder of Enrique Camarena and Mexican pilot Alfredo Zavala in February 1985, the case was dismissed because it was under federal jurisdiction, where appropriate to the regular courts. In his first statement on the bonnet release on Tuesday, the Foreign Minister said that “this particular case there was a failure attached to law” and announced that the prosecution would work “to correct”.



“We will look for legal avenues that are available to the Mexican state that this judge’s decision without effect,” he said then. The U.S. government said last weekend the “deep concern” for the release of Caro Quintero, 60, and a few days after Mexico requested provisional arrest for extradition for various crimes that he is charged with U.S. District Court in California. Under this application, a Mexican federal judge this week ordered the provisional arrest of the founder of the Guadalajara cartel, but to this day his whereabouts remain unknown.