The wall along the border with Mexico, which intends to build the administration of U.S. President Donald trump, will cost $ 21.6 billion, its construction is more than three years. About it reports Reuters with reference to the materials of the Ministry of internal security.
According to the plan, along the border by 2020 will be in three stages lined fences and walls with a length of about 2 thousand kilometers. During 1046 kilometers of the border has strengthened.
It is expected that the report will be submitted to the head of the Ministry of John Kelly in the coming days.
As noted, stated in the report of the office price is much higher than the figure of $ 12 billion, which the tramp had mentioned during his election campaign. In this way the implementation of the project can get legal problems, financial constraints, the need to dispose of private land through the courts. Also have to consider the fact that not all the wall is physically possible to build — it refers to a mountainous area.
25 Jan 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.