Trump claims single folded sheet of paper is his secret agreement with
Jun 12 2019
President Donald Trump blasted The New York Times and CNN on Sunday as being "the enemy of the people" in response to reporting that he said was false regarding the deal the administration just secured with Mexico.
While there is still no word on exactly when the Mexican National Guard will reach this river crossing, Mexico has 45 days to prove it can reduce the flow of migrants to the USA or be forced to negotiate again.
That is different from a long-standing USA demand that Mexico be declared a safe place for asylum seekers, requiring them to seek refuge in Mexico if they passed through the country on the way to the United States.
"We're definitely very happy", the mayor said, describing Suchiate as "the door of Mexico". The Mexican peso rose more than 2% against the dollar.
The crux of the deal is that Government of Mexico will take all necessary steps under domestic law to bring the agreement into force with a view to ensuring that the agreement will enter into force within 45 days.
Hernandez did not say how many troops would be deployed, but it has been reported that 6,000 are being sent to Mexico's southern border.
According to Ebrard, the United States has given Mexico 45 days to reduce the surge of Central Americans fleeing poverty and violence to seek asylum in the United States. "Mexico is open to negotiations if we fail, but we're not going to fail", he told a news conference. Asylum seekers who cross into the USA will be quickly returned to Mexico where they'll wait for their claims to be resolved; the US agreed to accelerate adjudication.
Ebrard said that if Mexico could not contain the migrant flows, other countries might also need to be involved.
"If the measures we are proposing are not successful, we have to discuss with the United States and with other countries, like Guatemala, Panama and Brazil", he said.
Trump had threatened to impose 5% import tariffs on all Mexican goods from Monday if Mexico did not agree to his demands to tighten its borders.
Washington wants Mexico to be declared a safe third country in which asylum seekers would have to seek safe harbor instead of the United States, a demand Mexico has rejected in the past. "I just give you my word". This avoids one of the biggest problems of our current policy, which allows asylum-seekers into the country, never to be removed, even if their claims are rejected and they are ordered deported. Officials from those countries did not immediately respond to Ebrard's comments.
USA border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing from Mexico in May, the highest monthly level since 2006.
Any potential U.S. measure targeting French wine would in fact have to target the European Union, though, as the bloc is a common trade area. Still, Martha Barcena, Mexico's ambassador to Washington, told CBS News on the weekend there had been discussion of reducing the numbers to levels around those of 2018.
"I am pleased to inform you that The United States of America has reached a signed agreement with Mexico", Trumpsaid in a tweet.