Mexico Says To Begin Implementing Central America Development Plan Thursday
Umer Jamshaid 1 month ago Thu 20th June 2019 | 05:20 AM
MEXICO CITY (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 20th June, 2019) Mexico City will on Thursday began implementing the so-called Central America comprehensive development program, involving El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and the south of Mexico, aimed at stemming irregular migration in the region, Mexican Foreign Minister, Marcelo Ebrard, said.
On Thursday, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador will meet with Nayib Bukele, the president of El Salvador, to discuss ways to tackle illegal migration in the region.
Mexico has been facing pressure from the United States over an influx of illegal Latin American migrants through the Mexican border. Washington even announced a plan to mount trade duties on the neighboring country in a bid to fix the crisis.