Mexican President refuses to Congratulate Biden on his Win

Mexican President refuses to Congratulate Biden on his Win
Mexican President refuses to Congratulate Biden on his Win

Mexican President refuses to Congratulate Biden on his Win

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador of Mexico disclosed the on reason why his country has not congratulate the United States President-elect, Joe Biden.

The President while speaking with reporters discloses that he decided to wait until legal challenges are concluded before congratulating the president-elect.

According to Obrador on Saturday, the decision is an apparent bid to avoid friction with Washington during the transition.

This comes after President Donald Trump refused to concede the election, filing multiple lawsuits to challenge Biden who secured 270 electoral votes to win the presidency.

Obrador said:

“We don’t want to be imprudent. We don’t want to act lightly and we want to respect people’s self-determination and rights.

We have a very good relationship with the two candidates.

President Trump has been very respectful with us and we have reached very good agreements, and we thank him because he has not interfered and has respected us. And the same goes for Biden”.

Mexico and the United States are top trade partners, with over $600 billion of annual two-way commerce, and the bilateral relationship with its northern neighbour is by far the most important for Mexico.

There have been Saying that the election was stolen from TRUMP and he didn’t accept the Result Trump made it known that he will be Moving to US Supreme Court to settle scores with the Democrats.

Although their voting system is quite different and not equal rights unlike some countries that their voting system discloses that One with the highest number of Votes wins the election.

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