Enrique Peña Nieto
Mexican President Enrique peña Nieto expressed his regret and condemned the signing of the American leader Donald trump decree on the construction of the wall on the border between the two countries. About it as reports Associated Press, he said in a televised address to the nation.
“I’ve talked about this many times: Mexico does not pay for any wall,” — said the head of state. Nieto, according to RIA Novosti, said that the decision on the construction of the wall taken at the moment when Mexico began talks with Washington about new rules of cooperation, trade, investment, border security and migration. “These negotiations are very important for the strength, confidence and future of our economy and society,” he said.
According to Neety, the decision about what to do next, he will take after receiving a report from the government delegation currently holding talks in Washington with representatives of the administration trump. At the same time, the President has not said whether he will cancel the scheduled for 31 January visit to the United States, in which were discussed the issues of bilateral relations. Informed that the President of Mexico is considering such a possibility in connection with the decision of trump, announced the Agency Associated Press referring to the informed source.
January 25 Donald trump has signed the decree about the protection of state borders, involving the construction of a wall on the border with Mexico. According to the President, the construction will begin soon and will initially be financed from the budget of the United States, however Mexico reimburses 100 percent of costs. “It will come at the expense of Mexico ( … ) and we will refund it at the expense of Mexico, as I always say” — promised the head of the White house. According to him, the scheme receiving the funds is quite complex: from the remittances from the US to Mexico.
On 12 January the President of Mexico said that his government will not pay for the construction of the border wall, and the country’s leadership is going to preserve the freedom of remittances of migrants.
During the election campaign, trump has repeatedly stated that it plans to deport roughly 11 million people living illegally in the United States, and promised to build a wall on the border with Mexico, and to carry out the project at the expense of neighboring countries.