Mexico says Pompeo recognizes its progress in stemming migration

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recognized the 'significant advances of Mexican operations' in reducing migrant flows to the United States, part of a June 7 agreement between the nations, Mexico's foreign ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

Reuters July 22, 2019 01:08:14 IST
Mexico says Pompeo recognizes its progress in stemming migration

Mexico says Pompeo recognizes its progress in stemming migration

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recognized the "significant advances of Mexican operations" in reducing migrant flows to the United States, part of a June 7 agreement between the nations, Mexico's foreign ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

Pompeo met with Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard on Sunday in Mexico City to discuss migration and trade, amid heightened bilateral tension ahead of a deadline on the deal that removed tariff threats on Mexican exports.

(Reporting by Anthony Esposito, Editing by Rosalba O'Brien)

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