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Trump still wants Mexico to pay for border wall

HAMBURG: US President Donald Trump said on Friday he still wants Mexico to pay for a planned border wall, as he met his Mexican counterpart for the first time as head of state. Asked at the meeting with Enrique Pena Nieto on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, if he still wanted Mexico to pay for the wall, Trump said: "Absolutely". Before that, both presidents delivered statements with Trump hailing the "successful day" so far. "We're negotiating NAFTA (the North American Free Trade Agreement) and…

Trump, Mexican leader speak by phone amid rift

MEXICO CITY: Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Donald Trump spoke by telephone on Friday after the US president's border wall plan sparked the biggest diplomatic crisis between the neighbors in decades. "I can confirm that they spoke," the official from Pena Nieto's office said on condition of anonymity without providing more details about the discussion. The official, who was not authorized to speak publicly, said a statement would be issued late in the day. The conversation was reported hours after Trump…