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Mexican official: Threat of U.S. tariffs 'more and more distant'

September 10, 2019 at 7:13 PM
President Trump is highly unlikely to reinstate his threat to impose blanket tariffs on Mexican goods due to immigration-related complaints, Mexican Foreign Affairs Minister Marcelo Ebrard told reporters after meeting with Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday. The U.S. and Mexico in June reached an immigration agreement that led Trump to indefinitely suspend his threat to impose 5 percent tariffs on all Mexican imports. A few days after striking the deal, Trump tweeted that if Mexico’s government did not approve...

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