WASHINGTON, 7 Feb – RIA Novosti. The United States has suspended asylum cooperation agreements signed under former President Donald Trump with El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras and has begun terminating them, US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said. with El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras as the first concrete steps towards greater cooperation and engagement in the region, as proposed by President (Joe – Ed.) Biden, “said his statement released by the State Department.
The effect of these documents, which involved the consideration of asylum not in the United States, but in these countries, is suspended immediately, the authorities of the mentioned countries were notified of this decision, he said. In fact, only the agreement with Guatemala is being suspended, the other two did not have time to enter into force.
“To be clear, these actions do not mean that the US border is open. Committed to expanding legal paths to protection and opportunities here and in the region, the United States is a country with borders and laws that must be followed,” Blinken said.