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State Of Mexico—Question

Volume 202: debated on Thursday 30 June 1870

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said, he wished to ask the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Whether any information has been received by Her Majesty's Government with reference to the alleged invasion of the Mexican Republic by citizens of Guatemala, with the object of detaching the States of Yucatan, Tehuantepic, and Oaxaca from the first named Federation?

Sir, there is no information on this subject in the Foreign Office. As my hon. Friend is doubtless aware, we have no diplomatic relations with Mexico at this moment, and, therefore, information comes to us rather tardily from that country.