With regard to the violence generated in Mexico by the illicit drugs, arms and money trafficking between our countries, the Mexican Government reiterates that it is 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).
Since taking office, Trump has called for Congress to allocate money for the wall instead and have Mexico pay the U.S. back.
"As we have done in the past, Mexico stands with Texas in this hard moment", said Carlos Gonzalez Gutierrez, the Mexican consul general in Austin."The government of Mexico takes this opportunity to express its full solidarity with the people and government of the United States for the damages caused by Hurricane Harvey in Texas", the Mexican Secretariat of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.
Trump has asked for $1.6 billion to begin border wall construction, but not all congressional Republicans agree about the merits of a fight to spend potentially billions of dollars more on a border barrier as they seek for tax cuts.
The offer to help those impacted by what was Hurricane Harvey comes as Trump has blasted Mexico as one of the "highest crime nations in the world".
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Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has repeatedly said the country would not be footing the bill for the wall.
"Only on the basis of the principles of shared responsibility, teamwork and mutual trust can we overcome this challenge".
"Mexico will not negotiate NAFTA nor any other aspect of the bilateral relationship, through social media or any news platform".
In a subsequent post, the president also called NAFTA, a trade deal he has pledged to either renegotiate or back out of entirely, the "worst trade deal ever made" and said Canada and Mexico are "both being very difficult" in the renegotiation process.
Mexico added that it offered any help needed to deal with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.