Mexico City, Mexico — President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador, refers to former presidential candidate, José Antonio Meade Kuribreña, as an honorable person.
The comments came after López Obrador met with his ex-rival in his home. The two reconciled their differences after a long, tough battle for presidency saw López Obrador elected for the next presidential seat.
After the electoral figures were released the night of July 1, it was Meade who first recognized defeat to his rival, López Obrador.
López Obrador said that “Meade was the first to recognize that we had triumphed and wish me well, because that way the country will do well. He is a decent, good, honorable person. That is my point of view.
“We must unite to move forward for our beloved Mexico, carry out the fourth transformation of public life in the country . That’s why I was pleased to welcome José Antonio here to my home.”
The two met in the private home of the president-elect for breakfast.
Before leaving, Meade Kuribreña said, “Thank you very much for your invitation, for welcoming me to your home and giving me the opportunity to reiterate what I said during that call, which was to wish you the best of luck knowing that your success is the success of the country.”