San Salvador (AFP)– El Salvador firmly insisted Saturday that it is taking actions to suppress prohibited migration to the United States, fending off criticism from President Donald Trump.
” Our nation has actually performed major efforts and made economic and social development as part of the Alliance for Success strategy, an effort in which we have actually invested a fantastic deal of loan, and on which we deal with other countries to minimize migration,” a Salvadoran government declaration stated.
The impoverished Main American country has actually had the ability to reduce prohibited emigration by 60 percent up until now this year, the declaration stated.
On Friday, Trump threatened to cut off aid to countries in Central America’s Northern Triangle– Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador.
” Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador are doing nothing for the United States however taking our cash,” the United States leader tweeted.
” Word is that a brand-new Caravan is forming in Honduras and they are doing absolutely nothing about it. We will be cutting off all aid to these 3 nations– taking benefit of United States for many years!”
Trump was describing the very first migrant caravan that left Honduras in October and attempted to get to the United States.
El Salvador received $88 million in help in 2017. It is because of get $45.7 million next year.
The US-backed Alliance for Success is targeted at minimizing violence and increasing job opportunities in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, to assist individuals be able to stay in their house nations financially.