"That's the agreement that everybody says I don't have".
"Here's the agreement. It's a very simple agreement". This is one page, ' he added.
Mexico's foreign minister said Monday that the deal doesn't include any secret provisions.
Ebrard, who led the Mexican negotiating team in marathon talks in Washington, spoke as Trump renewed his tariff threat over a secret provision in the deal.
'We had nothing two weeks ago.
Contrary to Mexico's foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard's comments of no secret deal with the U.S., as reported by New York Times, Jabin Botsford, Staff Photographer at The Washington Post, and VICE news, gave details of the deal waved at them recently. "I think they probably got it the probably from somebody who worked here and said how well they were doing", he said, without elaborating, before arguing that his deal with Mexico was new. "That's the difference; they couldn't get it", he continued. Under this arrangement, we can return asylum-seekers to Mexico while their claims - nearly always ultimately rejected - are adjudicated. In a Twitter rant in November past year, he accused the top wine exporter of making it "very hard" for USA winemakers to sell their wines into France.More news: Jon Stewart rails against Congress during hearing on 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund
"They have started a very strong action". The tariffs were slated to go into effect Monday and continue to increase each month, reaching 25 percent by October 1, 2019.
It's not Mexico's, but it will go into effect when Mexico tells me it's okay to release it, ' he said of the piece of paper. But when migrants come over, they also hop on rafts. And the reason we had nothing is because Mexico felt that they didn't have to give us anything.
"But we purposely said we wouldn't mention it for a little while".
Republican President Donald Trump slammed the opposition Democratic party on June 10 while praising Mexico for its work stemming the flood of migrants that are making their way north from Central America.
"There is no other thing beyond what I have just explained", he said. A lot of people are saying that - good luck.
A regional asylum compact like the one Ebrard described could have major implications for asylum seekers, said Sarah Pierce, an analyst at the nonpartisan Migration Policy Institute.
The document contained references to a regional asylum plan, which would involve several Latin American countries processing migrants' asylum claims in order to stave off U.S. tariffs.More news: 3m Sudan strikes bring country to standstill
Washington wants Mexico to be declared a safe third country in which asylum seekers would have to seek safe harbor instead of the United States, a demand Mexico has rejected in the past.
Mexico's ambassador to the U.S. predicted on Sunday that trade in agricultural goods "could increase dramatically" now that tariffs aren't going ahead and if the USMCA, the trilateral trade pact with the U.S., Mexico and Canada created to replace NAFTA, is ratified - but didn't cite a specific deal with Washington on farm purchases.
But Trump said on Monday he would go ahead with the proposed tariffs if Mexico's Congress did not back part of the deal that may need politicians' approval.
Last week, the nations signed a last-minute deal to avert the implementation of the tariffs Trump slapped on all Mexican goods.
"Mexico took the President's tariff threat very seriously and they're starting to take enforcement of their southern border seriously".
The president called the story "fake news" and insisted the deal was brand new.More news: Freed US resident blasts Iran over detention