Trump thanked president of mexico One day after US officials And Mexico announced an agreement to avoid tariffs, which will begin on Monday, affecting billions of dollars in imports from Mexico, President Trump gave a victorious return on Twitter.
In a joint agreement issued by State Department officials, Mexico will help the United States stop migration across the border by deploying its national guard troops throughout the country, especially on the southern border.
The agreement also expands a new program called Migrant Protection Protocols, which allows US immigration officials to send migrants from Central America to Mexico, as their asylum applications are pending.
Mexico says those migrants will be offered jobs, medical care and education, although critics question how safe the migrants will be while waiting for the conclusion of their claims.
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In addition, the agreement says that Mexican authorities will work to dismantle human trafficking operations.
The Mexican president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, praised the agreement and thanked “all Mexicans who made it possible to avoid the imposition of tariffs on Mexican products exported to the United States.” He called celebrations in Mexico on Saturday.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the agreement will help the US To “stop the tide of illegal migration through our southern border and make our border strong and safe.” In turn president trump thanked president of mexico.
Mexico’s foreign minister, Marcelo Ebrard, said the deployment of the national guard will begin on Monday. “I think it’s a fair balance,” said Ebrard.
The reactions among the best democrats were far from being celebrated.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, criticized Trump’s negotiating tactics, which she described as “an imprudent threat to impose tariffs on our close friend and neighbor to the south.”
Pelosi said in a statement Saturday that the Trump administration’s agreement with Mexico violates the rights of asylum seekers under federal law “and does not address the root causes of Central American migration.”