The presidential candidate of Mexico again made a joke on the theme of «Russian support»

CC BY-SA 2.0 / Kasper Christensen / CityВид Mexico in Mexico city. Archival photoThe presidential candidate of Mexico again made a joke on the theme of «Russian support»CC BY-SA 2.0 / Kasper Christensen / Mexico City

The presidential candidate of Mexico Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Thursday returned in a joking manner to the subject alleged in his «Russian support».

During a visit to the city of Tuxtla Chico Chiapas, Lopez Obrador showed placed at the entrance to the city, a Billboard with the inscription «Russian Tuxtla’s Chico — Andres Manolovici. Forward, «Morena».

Lopez Obrador intends to go on elections from party «Morena». Previously, he called himself Manolovici it to Russian lad your middle name in the Wake of rumors of alleged Russian assistance. Last week, Lopez Obrador, who is considered one of the main contenders for the presidency in elections in 2018, in a joking manner said that waiting for the arrival of Russian gold in a submarine. He recorded this video at the port of Veracruz on the waterfront.

Earlier, the US presidential Advisor on national security Herbert McMaster said that the United States sees the first signs of «Russian interference» in the elections of the President of Mexico, who was appointed on 1 July 2018. The national leader of the ruling Institutional revolutionary party (PRI) of Mexico, Enrique Ochoa, said that the international media «documented» Russian and Venezuelan interests in support of the candidate from the left forces of Lopez Obrador.

In the case of the final registration of Lopez Obrador in the presidential elections in Mexico this will be the third attempt policy orientation left to stand at the head of the country. In 2012, Lopez Obrador has not recognized the victory of Enrique peña Nieto in the presidential elections and accused him of buying at least 5 million votes before the election. According to their results, Lopez Obrador took second place after peña Nieto, as in 2006, when he lost a few tenths of a percent to the candidate of the national action Party (MHP) Felipe Calderon.

Russia has repeatedly denied accusations of trying to influence the elections in different countries, as press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov called them «completely unfounded». The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov, speaking about alleged Russian intervention in elections in the United States, France, Britain and Germany said there was no evidence to support this, no.