AMLO urges involved parties to resolve Peñasquito mine conflict
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AMLO urges involved parties to resolve Peñasquito mine conflict

01/10/2019
14:21
Reuters
Mexico City
Miguel Ángel López, Noé Torres, Anthony Esposito & Catherine Evans/REUTERS
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Operations at Peñasquito gold mine have been intermittent since March 2019

On Monday, Mexico’s President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said that he has asked the parties involved in an ongoing conflict at the Peñasquito gold mine in Mexico to do their part to help resolve their differences.

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“We’re asking everyone to help reach an agreement,” López Obrador said at his daily press conference when asked about the situation at the open-pit mine located in northern Zacatecas state.
 

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