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Mexico's charm offensive in Washington is unsuccessful

US President, Trump threatens Mexico with punitive tariffs if the country does not immediately and rigorously migrants from Central America passing through to the North. Multi-day negotiations in Washington were unsuccessful.

The United States and Mexico, and not come up in their negotiations on enhanced border security to avoid the threatened US-special duties against the neighbouring country in more detail. "As of now, the customs duties on Monday in force," said Vice President Mike Pence in front of reporters.

The results of the talks on Thursday are to be evaluated and President Donald Trump presented, which must ultimately make the decision. Mexico have moved, but still not enough, said Pence. "Mexico must do much more to end this crisis on our border," he said. He acknowledged that in the United States legislative pent-up demand rule.

Five-percent punitive tariffs

drug gangs and people threaten traders took advantage of loopholes in the US legislation to lock people in the United States. Trump had threatened, all imports of goods from Mexico with a criminal to prove duty of five per cent, if the neighboring country of introduction as soon as possible tougher measures for border security. Could gradually increase the tariffs as much as 25 percent.

The measure also applies in the USA as highly controversial. Since the days of Mexico, negotiated the foreign Minister, Marcelo Ebrard in Washington, the threat to avert. Among other things, could engage in Mexico, asylum-seekers, who want to be in the USA, to include. In addition, the southern border of in the direction of Guatemala to be backed up significantly more than in the past.

No agreement in the customs talks, 06.06.2019 Mexico: down on one knee in front of Trump?, 05.06.2019 news Atlas |USA |Washington D. C.

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