The Government of Spain noted that the comparison made by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador on the management of the pandemic in Mexico and this country «does not help or is very useful» for Mexicans.
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Spanish Foreign Minister Arancha González said on Tuesday that «every citizen, what she is concerned about is what her government is doing to protect him and to protect his economy.»
In an interview with the radio station Onda Cero, González Laya indicated that there was no comments to do in the face of López Obrador’s claim, and that what every citizen is concerned about is what his own country is doing to deal with the pandemic.
«That kind of comparison doesn’t help. I don’t think they’re very useful to Mexicans,» she said.
In The opinion of González Laya, it would also not be for the government to make a comparison of how they have acted in relation to Mexico.
«What matters now is giving confidence to our citizens that our government action, both health and economic and financial, responds to the needs of the country,» he concluded.
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This Monday, during his morning press conference, President López Obrador said Mexico has done better than Spain with the management of the pandemic.
«I offer apologies for the comparisons, but if you compare it to Mexico, let’s say, with Spain – and I offer apologies to the Spaniards and the Spanish government – the two crises, the health and economic crises, has done better for us,» the representative said.
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