- US President Donald Trump on Thursday threatened to close the country's southern border and deploy troops there unless Mexico moves to stem the flow of migrants across its territory into the United States.
Trump warned in a series of tweets published on his official Twitter account that large numbers of migrants, including criminals, are moving across Mexico to the United States from Guatemala , Honduras and El Salvador , stressing that the governments of these countries are not doing enough to prevent These are entering Mexico.
"In addition to stopping all financial aid to this country that does not seem to control its citizens, I have to ask Mexico in the strongest terms to stop this attack. If Mexico fails, I will summon the US military and close the southern border," Trump said.
Trump blamed the Democratic Party for what was happening at the border, opposing the president's strict measures to prevent the flow of migrants into the country.