Mexico Blasts Texas For National Guard On Border

Aug 16, 2014

  Mexico's Foreign Relations Department is denouncing Texas' decision to deploy National Guard troops along the border.

The department said in a statement Friday that Texas' decision "doesn't help joint efforts to have a modern, prosperous and safe border."

A new wave of National Guard troops were deployed along Texas' border with Mexico this week as part of a counterdrug task force. Mexico says there hasn't been a change of border security to justify the decision.

It says such measures "deviate from the path of dialogue and cooperation."

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