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Mexican President Asks U.S. For More Help Against Cartels

The Mexico President is urging the U.S. to offer more help in fighting the drug war, calling the country's cooperation "insufficient." 

President Felipe Calderon says the U.S. should help by reducing drug use, also by stemming the flow of automatic rifles to Mexican drug cartels.

He says Mexico's diplomatic relations with the U.S. have been strained ever since diplomatic cables were leaked to the public. Those documents criticized Mexico's anti-drug strategy.

More than 35,000 people have been killed since Calderon launched a crackdown against drug gangs in 2006.

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