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Central American migrant numbers are not Mexico's fault - minister

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Mexico is not to blame for a recent increase in the number of Central American migrants entering the country, Interior Minister Olga Sanchez said on Tuesday.

MEXICO CITY, April 23 (Reuters) - Mexico is not to blame for a recent increase in the number of Central American migrants entering the country, Interior Minister Olga Sanchez said on Tuesday.

Speaking at a news conference with other government officials, Sanchez also said migrants entering the country must respect Mexican laws and register with authorities.

(Reporting by Anthony Esposito Editing by Dave Graham)

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