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Mexico's president thanks Trump for offering help after deadly ambush of family

FILE PHOTO: Mexico's new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador gestures during his inauguration ceremony at Congress, in Mexico City, Mexico December 1, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Romero/File Photo

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Tuesday he spoke with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump and thanked him for his willingness to help after nine Mexican-Americans died in an ambush in northern Mexico.

He said he also told Trump that the Mexican government would ensure justice was done.

Reporting by Daina Beth Solomon; Editing by Julia Love

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