Donald trump during a telephone conversation with Australian Prime Minister
The US President Donald trump called telephone conversation with Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull the worst of all his conversations with foreign leaders. About it reports The Washington Post.
It was originally planned that it will last an hour, however, the American leader put the phone in the 25th minute. According to the publication, the US President got angry when Turnbull reminded him of the obligation to receive refugees from Australia.
Later, trump expressed his displeasure on Twitter. “Can you believe it? The Obama administration has agreed to accept thousands of illegal immigrants from Australia. Why? I would study the damn deal!” — he wrote.
Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump)
02 Feb 2017, 03:55
The Australian Prime Minister called the conversation “very Frank and honest,” while noting that he was disappointed in some points, reports BBC News. According to Turnbull, trump assured him that work on the deal will continue.
27 Jan trump has signed a decree according to which the territory of the USA prohibited the entry of citizens of seven countries: Iran, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Syria, Somalia and the Sudan. In addition, for a period of 120 days suspended accepting Syrian refugees. The document notes that the entry of Syrian migrants are detrimental to the interests of the United States.
Two days before the American leader has signed the decree about the protection of state borders, involving the construction of a wall on the border with Mexico. According to trump, the construction will begin soon and will initially be financed from the budget of the United States, however Mexico reimburses 100 percent of costs.