Mexico's President says will comply with public vote to halt brewery project

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Mexico's President says will comply with public vote to halt brewery project

Bottles of the beer, Corona, a brand of Constellation Brands Inc., sit on a supermarket shelf in Los Angeles

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Saturday said his government will comply with a public consultation to halt the construction of U.S. brewer Constellation Brands Inc's <STZ.N> more than $1 billion brewery project in the border city of Mexicali.

"The citizens of Mexicali decided and we will comply with their will," Lopez Obrador said.


(Reporting by Anthony Esposito; Editing by Daniel Wallis)