Mexico said on Friday that his government was committed to fighting organized crime.
President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador played down fears the US might intervene to fight drug cartels.
U.S. President Donald Trump said earlier this week that he plans to designate the Mexican cartels as terrorist groups.
According to Reuters, it’s a move aimed at disrupting their finances by imposing sanctions.
It does not directly give the United States authority for military operations in Mexico.