Mexico left in the dark on Fast and Furious, ambassador says

Posted on June 1, 2012

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The failed federal gun‑tracking operation called Fast and Furious showed an "outstanding lack of understanding of how criminal organizations are operating on both sides of our common borders," the Mexican ambassador to the United States said.

In a forum Thursday on Capitol Hill, Arturo Sarukhan complained that his government had been left in the dark about operations to stop gun smuggling at the border. He also revealed that his government was conducting its own official investigation into how some 2,000 U.S.‑purchased firearms made it across the border and into the hands of drug cartels amid the escalating violence in Mexico.

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