Guatemala says U.S. deal applies to Honduran, Salvadoran nationals
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemala has signed a migration agreement with the United States that would apply to citizens from Honduras and El Salvador, the Guatemalan government said in a statement on Friday. Shortly after U.S
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemala has signed a migration agreement with the United States that would apply to citizens from Honduras and El Salvador, the Guatemalan government said in a statement on Friday.
Shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump said the Central American nation was signing a so-called safe third country agreement with Washington, Guatemala's government said it had reached an accord to examine asylum requests.
The Guatemalan statement did not say whether it had signed a safe third country agreement, which would make Guatemala a buffer zone to stem the flow of migrants north.
(Reporting by Sofia Menchu; Editing by Dave Graham)
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