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Mexico: AMLO promises to wear face mask the day 'corruption' disappears from country01:01

Mexico: AMLO promises to wear face mask the day 'corruption' disappears from country

Mexico, Mexico City
July 31, 2020 at 19:23 GMT -00:00 · Published

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he will put on a face mask the day there is no longer any corruption in the country, during his morning press conference in Mexico City on Friday.

"I was watching yesterday, I don't know if it's true, that the PAN (National Action Party) already filed a complaint because they want me to wear a mask. I am going to wear a mask, you know when, when there is no corruption, then I will wear a mask, then I will stop talking," said the president in reference to the announcement by the parliamentary group PAN on Thursday saying they would try to force him to wear a mask.

Federal congressman and PAN member Carlos Castanos Valenzuela said that as a public figure Lopez Obrador should use the mask as he did during his visit to the United States on July 8.

To date, Mexico has recorded 416,179 cases of COVID-19 and 46,000 related deaths, according to data collected by the Johns Hopkins University.

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Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he will put on a face mask the day there is no longer any corruption in the country, during his morning press conference in Mexico City on Friday.

"I was watching yesterday, I don't know if it's true, that the PAN (National Action Party) already filed a complaint because they want me to wear a mask. I am going to wear a mask, you know when, when there is no corruption, then I will wear a mask, then I will stop talking," said the president in reference to the announcement by the parliamentary group PAN on Thursday saying they would try to force him to wear a mask.

Federal congressman and PAN member Carlos Castanos Valenzuela said that as a public figure Lopez Obrador should use the mask as he did during his visit to the United States on July 8.

To date, Mexico has recorded 416,179 cases of COVID-19 and 46,000 related deaths, according to data collected by the Johns Hopkins University.

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