Mexico City - President Felipe Calderón denied that his government protects the Sinaloa Cartel, headed by Joauquín Guzman Loera, alias "El Chapo". Calderón said that his government nor protects or shields or tolerate any group of drug dealers, no matter what name they have.
During a press conference with reporters in Los Pinos, the chief executive asserted that such accusations were false and malicious that fall "under their own weight."
He noted that his government has attacked indiscriminately all drug cartels.
He said that from the Sinaloa Cartel others have fallen like Vicente Zambada, Rogaciano Alba and more recently, "El Jabalí," the alleged operator for "El Chapo" Guzman.
He said accusations that the federal government protects the cartel of "El Chapo" are the product of interest that needs to be clarified.
On partnerships between the National Action Party and the Democratic Revolution Party, he said that they are "elections of strategies that are within the law."
He added that they have advantages and disadvantages, but they are decisions taken by the PAN or any other political party with or without the backing of the President of the Republic.
On the political reform submitted by the PRI, he said that there are similarities and differences with their initiative.
The issue around the rapprochement with Cuba and Venezuela in the recent Summit "Cumbre de la Unidad" he said it was a rapprochement with Latin America and not only with a certain governments.