"We paid them enormous sums and we do not pay them anymore, because they did not do anything for us, they set up these caravans," Trump said Friday.
Secretary's statement, we are executing the President's instructions and ending foreign aid programs for the Northern Triangle for 2017 and 2018, "a State Department spokesman said," we will involve Congress as part of this process. "
Wednesday Keraljen Nielsen, Minister of Homeland Security, a so-called "first of its kind", signed a regional compact agreement with the countries of the Northern Triangle to prevent irregular migration, fight criminal organizations and ultimately help with US border security. [1
The officials would not say exactly how much money the directive would concern with part of it, probably already spent. According to a study by the Congressional Research Service, about $ 1.3 billion has been made available to the region between last year and this year, the vast majority of which go to these three countries.