Mexico: World Leaders React to AMLO’s Victory

The Morena party

The Morena party’s leftist candidate, AMLO, won the presidency with at over 53% of the vote. | Photo: Reuters FILE

Several ex-Latin American leaders and other left-leaning politicians from around the world showed support for AMLO ahead of his victory at the polls.

June 2 (teleSUR) Several heads of state and government congratulate Mexico’s President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) on a stunning victory in Sunday’s elections.

The Morena party’s leftist candidate won the presidency with at over 53% of the vote, according to a preliminary Quick Count released by the electoral authority, National Electoral Institute (INE). Several ex-Latin American leaders and other left-leaning politicians from around the world showed support for AMLO ahead of his victory at the polls.

A number of leaders from across the globe took to Twitter to hail AMLO on a resounding triumph at the polls.

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.@NicolasMaduro: I congratulate the Mexican people and their elected president, @lopezobrador_. Let the broad avenues of sovereignty and friendship of our peoples be opened. Truth wins over lies and the hope of the #PatriaGrande is renewed.

Nicolás Maduro

@NicolasMaduro

Felicito al hermano pueblo mexicano y a su presidente electo, @lopezobrador_. Que se abran las anchas alamedas de soberanía y amistad de nuestros pueblos. Con él triunfa la verdad por encima de la mentira y se renueva la esperanza de la Patria Grande.

 

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#LIVE | President Enrique Peña Nieto #EPN congratulates @lopezobrador_ for his electoral triumph and ensures that the outgoing government guarantees an orderly transition.

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.@evoespueblo: Our warmest congratulations to Brother elect President @lopezobrador_, for his overwhelming victory in the #MexicoElections. We are sure that your government will write a new page in the history of Latin American dignity and sovereignty.#MexicoDecide #VotaMexico

Evo Morales Ayma

@evoespueblo

Nuestra más calurosa felicitación al Hno. Presidente electo @lopezobrador_, por su contundente victoria en las elecciones de #México🇲🇽. Estamos seguros que su gobierno escribirá una nueva página en la historia de dignidad y soberanía latinoamericana. #AndrésManuelPresidente

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#MexicoDecides | President of #Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez sent a congratulatory message to the elected president of Andres Manuel López Obrador @lopezobrador_ for his “historic victory”#MexicoDecide #VotaMexico #Elecciones2018

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.@Lenin Moreno: Congratulations to Andrés Manuel @LopezObrador_ new president of Mexico.
My best auguries for the brother Aztec people. We will continue to strengthen ties and unite hopes.

Lenín Moreno

@Lenin

Felicitaciones a Andrés Manuel @LopezObrador_ nuevo presidente de México.
Mis mejores augurios para el hermano pueblo azteca. Seguiremos estrechando lazos y aunando esperanzas.

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.@CarlosAlvQ: On behalf of the Costa Rican people I extend a fraternal hug to the elected president of Mexico @lopezobrador_.
We are sure that throughout his administration we will continue strengthening the bonds of brotherhood and cooperation that unite both nations.

Carlos Alvarado Q.

@CarlosAlvQ

En nombre del pueblo costarricense le extiendo un abrazo fraterno al presidente electo de México @lopezobrador_.
Estamos seguros que a lo largo de su Administración continuaremos afianzando los lazos de hermandad y cooperación que unen a ambas naciones.

After initial results were revealed, former presidential contenders Ricardo Anaya, Jose Antonio Meade and Jaime “El Bronco” Rodriguez all conceded defeat, recognizing Lopez Obrador’s victory.

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| Ricardo Anaya, runner-up in the Presidential Elections, recognizes the triumph of Lopez Obrador and wishes him the best for the good of Mexico.
▶️ http://bit.ly/2IHzkP1 #MexicoDecide #VotaMexico

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#MexicoDecides | Presidential candidate Jose Antonio Meade, the ruling #PRI candidate, admits vote trends are not in his favor, concedes defeat in #MexicoElections
▶️ http://bit.ly/2IHzkP1  #Elecciones2018

 

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#BreakingNews | @lorenzocordovav, President of the National Electoral Institute @INEMexico, announces #AMLO as the winner of Mexico’s Presidential elections.

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