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Mexico denies deal with US on asylum seekers at border

Source: The Guardian

Washington Post reports deal on ‘Remain in Mexico’ plan before incoming interior minister says: ‘No agreement of any kind’

Mexico’s incoming government has denied reaching a deal with the Trump administration to allow asylum seekers to wait in Mexico while their claims are heard in the United States.

“No agreement of any kind exists between Mexico’s future federal government and the United States of America,” the office of incoming interior minister, Olga Sánchez Cordero, said in a Saturday statement.

“The future government is not considering in its plans that Mexico assumes the role of ‘safe third country’ for Central American migrants or [migrants] from other countries, who find themselves in Mexican territory,” the statement added.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/nov/24/trump-border-policy-asylum-seekers-mexico-agrees

Once again, our newspapers get a bit ahead of a story, and tell an inaccurate tale that's favorable to the Trump administration.
Posted by Ramsey Barner | Sun Nov 25, 2018, 09:49 AM (1 replies)
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