EU High Representative, Catherine Ashton, has condemned the execution of Edgar Tamayo Arias in the US state of Texas. Tamayo was on death row for killing a police officer in Houston, Texas in 1994. The Mexican government also said that his execution violated international law.

As the High Representative said in a statement: "It was with deep regret that I learnt that Mr Edgar Tamayo Arias was executed in the State of Texas on 22 January 2014. Although Mr Tamayo was a Mexican citizen, the Texa...

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