The United States decided to withdraw from participating in the upcoming United Nations Treaty on migration
Moscow. 3 Dec. INTERFAX.RU — the U.S. Government has decided to withdraw from the new York Declaration on refugees and migrants, which provides for the adoption in 2018 large-scale agreement on migration issues, said the U.S. permanent mission to the United Nations.
“The new York Declaration contains numerous provisions that are incompatible with the US policy in the area of immigration and refugee principles and the administration (of US President Donald — if) trump. As a result, the President trump has decided that the United States will cease to participate in the process of adoption of the Treaty, which was aimed at achieving international consensus in the UN in 2018”, — lead the Western media exposure of the American Declaration.
According to the statement, Washington “will decide how best to control its borders and who is allowed to enter the country”. The American side emphasized that the approach set out in the new York Declaration, contrary to the “sovereignty of the United States”.
The new York Declaration was unanimously approved by the 193 members of the UN General Assembly in September 2016. The document urged to protect refugee rights, to help them settling in a new place, to guarantee the possibilities to education and work.
The US President Donald trump has repeatedly stated that the solution to the problem of illegal immigrants one of his priorities. Among his initiatives is the promise of the construction of a wall on the border with Mexico, a proposal to abolish the lottery to receive a residence permit Green Card and termination of the program of support of young migrants.