Mexico president reiterates will wait to congratulate US election winner

Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador gestures during his daily news conference at National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico. (File photo: Reuters)

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Monday reiterated he would wait until the outstanding legal disputes surrounding the US presidential election had been resolved before congratulating the winner.

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Many world leaders have already sent their congratulations to Democrat Joe Biden after the initial counts showed him defeating Republican incumbent Donald Trump, but Lopez Obrador said Mexico would wait until the process had been concluded.

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