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President Trump declared that Mexico would pay for his promised border wall on Sunday.
The Mexican Foreign Ministry also addressed the first part of the U.S. president's statement, saying that "violence generated in Mexico by the illicit drugs, arms and money trafficking between our countries" was "a shared problem that will only end if its root causes are addressed: high demand for drugs in the United States and supply from Mexico (and other countries)". "We can not say that anymore because if you are going to say that Mexico is not going to pay for the wall, then I do not want to meet with you guys anymore because I can not live with that".
"Mexico will not negotiate NAFTA, nor any other aspect of the bilateral relationship, through social media or any other news platform", Mexico's foreign ministry responded in a statement Sunday afternoon.
As for the violence in the country, Mexico's foreign ministry said it would "only end if its root causes are addressed: high demand for drugs in the United States and supply from Mexico (and other countries)". "We are in the process of renegotiating NAFTA (the worst trade agreement ever passed) with Mexico and Canada".
According to the canadian government, canadian trade with the United States reached almost $ 882 billion $ in 2016.
Mexico's Ministry of Foreign Affairs took the tweet in its stride, noting that it will continue "to be serious and constructive, always putting national interest ahead" and seeking a deal that is mutually agreeable to the three North American countries.
The response came after an early morning tweet by Trump, who posted "With Mexico being one of the highest crime nations in the world, we must have THE WALL".
Schumer's remarks came after Trump told a rally in Arizona on Tuesday he is willing to shut down the government to secure funding for the wall, CNBC reported. If a bill isn't signed, the government will shut down.