On Twitter, Mr. Trump wrote: “I am pleased to inform you that the United States has reached an agreement signed with Mexico. The proposed tariff imposition by the US on June 10, targeting Mexico, Therefore, suspended indefinitely.
For its part, Mexico agreed to take tough measures to stop the flow of migrants through Mexico, and to our southern border. This agreement was completed to largely limit, or stop, illegal migration from Mexico to the United States.”
Earlier that same day, the United States and Mexico resumed negotiations on the issue of migrants, in the context that the two sides are getting closer to the trade war that could negatively affect the two economies.
On May 30, President Trump announced that from June 10, the United States would impose a 5 percent tax on imports from Mexico, and this tax rate will increase to 25 percent in October if Mexico does not issue. strong measures to prevent the flow of immigrants to the US.
On July 21, 2019, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his Mexican counterpart Marcelo Ebrard met to discuss the issue of migrants and trade, with only one day to the deadline. The lifting agreement threatens US tariffs on Mexican exports.
At the meeting, the US Secretary of State acknowledged Mexico’s significant progress in stopping the flow of immigrants into the United States, as part of a bilateral deal reached in June in exchange for Washington’s failure to impose retaliatory duties on Mexico.
A few days ago, the United States and Mexico reached an agreement on the issue of migrants. Under the agreement, Mexico will deploy the National Guard to the southern border area bordering Guatemala to stop the flow of Central American migrants, as well as to receive migrants seeking asylum into the United States. In addition, Mexico will also launch a program to create jobs and protect human rights for migrants while waiting for the approval of asylum applications in the United States.