President Andrés Manuel López Obrador accused the Pentagon of espionage on Mexican government after emergence of leaks in we medialike he said start Army rating information for national protection.
His remarks came several days after the Washington Post was published on Clear tensions between the Mexican Navy and the Army, citing the United States military Briefing detection in online leaks of secret we military records.
“We are now in the process of protection information From the Navy and the Department of Defense because we are a target of Lopez Obrador told The Pentagon: news conference.
The Pentagon did not immediately respond to a request for comment. has called leak a “deliberate,” criminal Represent.”
Washington Post story He said there was no indication that the document in question came from intercepted communications of Mexican officials.
López Obrador was under pressure to retain the military responsible for years of Alleged abuses, including reported disappearances and killings. However, the army has increased role in public safety He sought to bring the National Guard, a militarized police force, under army control.
On Monday, Lopez Obrador described the CIA in Leaks as “abusive, arrogant interference.” should It will not be accepted under any circumstances,” he said, adding that he was not planning to reprimand the US, but would at some point discuss “the terms.” for cooperative work. “
when submitted on Tuesday with new allegations of the use of The controversial spyware program Pegasus, while working for the government, reiterated that his administration does not spy.
Notable rights in Mexico group Centro cold on Tuesday said two of Pegasus targeted its employees’ phones last yearaccording to an analysis conducted by its Toronto headquarters digital Citizen Lab’s guard dog latest of Several alleged cases of Pegasus is used during Lopez Obrador government.