Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) and Gulf Cartel have formed an alliance with a common objective, to exterminate Los Zetas and Sinaloa Cartel members.
The clans are at war over control of territories.
Translated from Spanish via Google Translate:
“Elements of the Intelligence of the Secretariat of the Navy (Semar) and the Secretariat of National Defense (Sedena) have reported that the Jalisco New Generation Cartel (CJNG) and the Gulf Cartel have formed a ruthless plan to exterminate Los Zetas and the assassins who make up the Sinaloa Cartel.
The criminals are consolidating their union in Zacatecas, Nuevo León and Tamaulipas territory, but they want to position themselves in Veracruz and San Luis Potosí to finish off their enemies. Furthermore, the authorities reported that the difficult situation in these areas is due to the presence of these criminal institutions.