Mexico foreign minister: We won’t be paying for a wall

11/9/16 Al Jazeera

7965358232_f6f2b6f792_oMexico’s foreign minister has reasserted that his government would not pay for a wall along the US border – a promise made by US president-elect Donald Trump during his election campaign.

“Paying for a wall is not part of our vision,” Claudia Ruiz Massieu told local television on Wednesday, after Trump triumphed in the US electionTrump had vowed that he would build a massive border wall, and make Mexico pay for it.

Massieu said that the government had maintained communication with Trump’s campaign team since the property mogul paid a visit to Mexico in August.

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