– 10:46 – 08/20/2018
– Updated: 13:00 – 20/08/18
Both cabinets will participate
Andrés Manuel López Obrador, president of Mexico and the outgoing Enrique Peña Nieto, offered a press conference after a meeting of their respective cabinets, with which the process for the transition begins.
Enrique Peña Nieto announced that the transition process between the two work teams had been formally initiated and that prior to the Monday meeting other approaches had been implemented in other specific areas.
"It is the will to collect the corresponding information for those who will have dependencies in the next government of the Republic for the definition of public policy that the next government of the Republic defines"
It is a process without previous ones, he said, emphasizing that "you have defined on this point who will be part of the next cabinet."
López Obrador said for his part that it is a constitutional transition "because it derives from a democratic electoral process, it meets the mandate of the sovereign people, the one who commands in Mexico, it is also respectful because we have the unconditional support of the Constitutional President Enrique Peña Nieto, we must also respect his decision in correspondence until the last day of his term of office.
"Education reform goes back"
Faced with the questioning of the press about the release of the ex-leader of the National Union of Education Workers (SNTE), Elba Esther Gordillo, AMLO said that she will not have any charges in her administration, but that "as a citizen she will will exercise, but no one will be out of law. "
"As far as the reform of education is concerned, we will present the initiatives in time and form to cancel it, but I want to show that the so-called education reform will be canceled."
Moreover, he repeated before Peña Nieto that the educational reform would be canceled
"There is a legal process, if it is declared innocent, free of charge, its right of participation must be respected, we do not endorse the commitments we have made in the campaign, in the internal affairs of the unions and the other, to let there trade union democracy, we want democracy for the country, we will make democracy in the school, the family, in the trade unions, democracy as a way of life, therefore we see in trade union affairs that the will of the workers is respected, that the elections are clean and that the secret vote and the will of the employees is respected, "he told the media.
He announced that they will be generals of division and active admirals who will be taken into account to occupy the secretaries of the national defense and naval navies of Mexico.
They say & # 39; respectful & # 39; about the NAIM problem
With regard to the subject matter of the New International Airport of Mexico (NAIM), it accepted that there is a different view with the incoming administration, but that they want to consider both visions.
"We respect the mechanism announced by the elected president."
In this context, AMLO reiterated that the subject will be the subject of consultation "we want everyone to participate, express their opinion and we will begin to express our opinion with objectivity and we will act biased and we will not balance to some alternative tilting, the Mexicans will decide who will decide. "