Mexico city, January 28. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto plans to send an additional 1 billion pesos (about 47.5 million U.S. dollars) on measures to protect Mexican migrants in the United States in terms of the tightening of relations between the two countries.
told reporters the head of the Mexican Senate Pablo Escudero, the President instructed the Minister of Finance to allocate 1 billion pesos on consular assistance and protection to migrants. It is emphasized that the President promised to allocate more funds if necessary.
it is Expected that the money allocated from savings due to the abandonment of the construction of the new building of the National electoral Institute.
The savings from this decision amounted to little more than 1 billion pesos.
we will Remind, relations between the US and Mexico escalated after the inauguration of the new President States Donald Trump, who in the first days of his reign, signed a decree on the construction of a wall along the border with Mexico. While Trump has demanded that Mexico paid for its construction.