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The journalist of the edition of The Washington Post Cabin Batsford been able to decipher details of the document, which the US President Donald trump has identified as a secret agreement between the US and Mexico, and from a distance showed to journalists.
It is noted that on Tuesday, June 11, the head of state to confirm the fact that between Washington and Mexico city do a deal, the details of which were not disclosed, took out a folded several times a sheet of paper from his jacket pocket and waved it in front of the cameras of journalists.
One of the reporters managed to make high-quality images displayed by President of paper and to partially decrypt the content.
In particular, it was possible to establish that the speech in the document goes about “burden sharing” concerning the refugees. By assumption edition, probably refers to a set of rules “on safe third country” (on cooperation in the granting of refugee status to third country nationals), according to which asylum seekers in the US face from Central America will be in Mexico, while it processes their requests.
Moreover, the agreement States that Mexico will prepare for the entry into force of the necessary amendments to the legislation. It is planned to spend no more than 45 days.
At the same time, the authors wonder about the validity of the document — the material marked “low” level of the persons whose signature costs under the agreement: Deputy assistant Secretary of state from the United States Marika Thong and assistant legal adviser of the foreign Ministry of Mexico Alejandro Alcantara.
On 8 June it was reported that the United States and Mexico reached agreement on the question of the fight against illegal migrants. In accordance with the agreement, Mexico sent to the border with the United States National guard troops to stem the flow of illegal migrants from Central American countries. Also the country will deal with organizations dealing with smuggling and trafficking.
Thousands of migrants from poor countries of Central America in October 2018 went through Mexico to the US border to demand asylum from the us authorities. Trump was sent to the border thousands of soldiers to curb the influx of illegal immigrants. At the end of March it became known that from Central America to the US has nominated a new caravan of migrants. It has 1.2 thousand people.
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