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Trump says US, Mexico reach agreement to prevent tariffs

Jun 08, 2019 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump announced late Friday that he had suspended plans to impose tariffs on Mexico, tweeting that the country "has agreed to take strong measures" to stem the flow of Central American migrants into the United States.

A "U.S.-Mexico Joint Declaration" released by the State Department outlined the details of the deal, saying the U.S. "will immediately expand the implementation" of a program that returns asylum-seekers who cross the southern border to Mexico whi...