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Press Statement
Sean McCormack, Spokesman
Washington, DC
November 5, 2008


Death of Mexico's Interior Secretary Juan Camilo Mouriño Terrazo

We were shocked and saddened to learn of the death of Interior Secretary Juan Camilo Mouriño Terrazo and his colleagues in a plane crash on November 4. Our sincere condolences go out to the family and friends of all those who died in the crash.

Secretary Mouriño was a valiant leader in our common war against drug trafficking and organized crime. He will be greatly missed by colleagues and friends in the United States.

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Released on November 5, 2008

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