Mexico Threatens to Stop Helping US Against Drug Cartels and Migrants If Trump Deploys Border Troops

The Mexican Senate passed a resolution to end cooperation with the US against drug cartels and immigration problems after President Trump ordered the National Guard troops to the border. Mexico rejected the “militarization” of the border and refuses cooperation until Trump “acts with civility and respect.”

The Mexican Senate passed a resolution seeking an end to bilateral cooperation with the U.S. against drug cartels and immigration problems after President Trump ordered National Guard troops to the border.

The resolution was passed in a unanimous fashion and sent to the White House, Members of the U.S. Congress, and Mexico’s Foreign Relations Officer, El Universal reported. 

“Despite everything that is at stake in the relationship between our two countries, the way in which President Donald Trump has behaved is, for the Mexican people, unacceptable and intolerable,” El Universal quoted from the document. 

The resolution demands that President Trump respect the people of Mexico, and notes the Senate “condemns the unfounded and offensive expressions about Mexico and Mexicans and the treatment that is needed for a relationship between neighboring countries, partners, and allies.” 

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