WASHINGTON, January 26 – RIA Novosti. The US President Donald trump said he planned on 31 January the visit of the President of Mexico, Enrique peña Nieto better off if the authorities don’t want to pay for the construction of a wall on the border.
“The U.S. trade deficit with Mexico to $ 60 billion. This is a one-way deal from the start of NAFTA (the Agreement on free trade in North America. – Approx. ed.), with huge numbers of job losses and companies,” trump wrote in his Twitter.
“If Mexico doesn’t want to pay for much-needed wall, then it is better to cancel the upcoming meeting”, — added the President of the United States.
Previously, trump has signed a decree according to which the American side will start preparing to build immediately. All work will be performed at the expense of the budget of the United States, and later Mexico will have to compensate for the costs one way or another.
The decision of the American President explained that he could not wait for the end of negotiations with the Mexican side. He assured that in the near future to discuss this issue with the Mexican authorities.
The Republican leader in the Senate Mitch McConnell estimated the cost of construction of the wall at 12-15 billion dollars. In turn, the speaker of the house of representatives Paul Ryan expressed hope that funds for construction will be found before the end of the current fiscal year, which ends September 30.
Mexican President Enrique peña Nieto has condemned the decision by the new US leader and once again stated that his country will pay nothing.
The construction of the wall on the border with Mexico was one of the points of election campaign of Donald trump. Thus he hopes to prevent the illegal immigrants to flee to America. The Republican promised to require Mexico to ten billion dollars, noting that for him it was an “easy deal” because of the “trade imbalance” between the two countries.
US President, Donald trump has accomplished one of his main campaign promises on the construction of a wall on the border with Mexico to combat illegal migration and crime. This and other measures in the area of immigration policy are contained in presidential decrees signed on Wednesday.Photo: U.S. border patrol on the border between Mexico and the United States. The head of state said that the construction of the wall will begin “immediately” and it will be for the benefit of both countries. In addition, the United States, as promised by trump, will be expelled all foreigners who had committed crimes or accused of crimes. For illegal immigrants and those who harbour them, would be a developed system of punishment. Soon after the announcement of these measures appeared in the press reports that the US administration is preparing new regulations that will ban or suspend the admission of migrants from a number of “disadvantaged” countries. Thus, on 25 January became a black day for approximately 12 million people living in the United States without permission. “I believe that the steps we begin to take right now to enhance the security of both our countries. It will be very good for Mexico. A country without borders is not a country. Today, the United States can take back control over its borders”, – he said. According to him, from the flow of illegal migrants affects both countries, and now the crisis illegal migration is in full swing. Mexican soldiers at a checkpoint near the border fence between Mexico and the United States. Trump noted that he signed decrees in this area “will save thousands of lives, save millions of jobs and billions of dollars.” He added that he intends soon to discuss these issues at the meeting with the Mexican leader. Power line near a newly built section of the fence separating the U.S. and Mexico. The border fence between Mexico and the United States. In his speech, trump did not mention that “Mexico will pay for the wall”, but in a recent interview, the head of state confirmed that the first US build themselves a wall, and then will demand from the neighbors compensation. The decree of the trump sources of funding are not mentioned. Agencies are given only the instruction to prepare for 180 days all payments, including financial, and to conduct studies necessary for the implementation of the project. /