Former Mexican defence minister Salvador Cienfuegos has been arrested in the United States on undisclosed charges, Mexico's foreign minister said on Thursday.
Cienfuegos, who was defence chief from 2012 to 2018, was reportedly on a trip with his family when he was detained at Los Angeles airport.
"The consul in Los Angeles will inform me of the charges in the next few hours. We will offer the consular assistance to which he is entitled," Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said.
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