Trump: “US, Mexico reach migration agreement”

  • 10:36 08 June 2019

Trump: “US, Mexico reach migration agreement”

The United States and Mexico has reached an agreement on migration issues, and Washington suspended the introduction of its tariffs expected on Monday, US President Donald Trump announced, ONA reports citing TASS.

"I am pleased to inform you that The United States of America has reached a signed agreement with Mexico. The Tariffs scheduled to be implemented by the U.S. on Monday, against Mexico, are hereby indefinitely suspended," the US leader wrote in a Twitter post.

Mexico, in turn, vowed to toughen its migration policies.

"Mexico, in turn, has agreed to take strong measures to stem the tide of Migration through Mexico, and to our Southern Border. This is being done to greatly reduce, or eliminate, Illegal Immigration coming from Mexico and into the United States," Trump said.

The details of the agreement will be published by the US Department of State soon, he added.

Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard also confirmed the information in a Twitter post.

"The US will not impose tariffs starting from Monday [June 10]," he wrote. "Thanks to everyone who helped us."

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador welcomed the agreement.

"Thanks to the support of all Mexicans, we managed to avoid tariffs on Mexican goods, exported to the US," the president wrote oh his Twitter page. "Anyway, tomorrow (on Saturday - TASS) we will gather in Tijuana <...> to celebrate this."


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