Mexico won't probe ex-leader Calderon after U.S. nabs aide: president

Mexico won't probe ex-leader Calderon after U.S. nabs aide: presidentMexico will not investigate former president Felipe Calderon after one of his onetime aides was charged in the United States with accepting bribes from a drug cartel, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday. At a regular government news briefing Lopez Obrador was asked if Mexico would probe Calderon following the arrest of ex-security minister Genaro Garcia Luna last week, or whether he would leave the matter in the hands of the United States. "There won't be an investigation because it would create the perception we're doing it for political purposes," said Lopez Obrador, a leftist who claimed he was robbed of the presidency in 2006 after a narrow loss to the conservative Calderon.

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