(CBS NEWS) President Enrique Pena Nieto levied heavy criticisms at Donald Trump following the Republican nominee’s visit to Mexico Wednesday, calling some of his policies a “risk” that “must be confronted.”
“His policy stances could represent a huge threat to Mexico, and I am not prepared to keep my arms crossed and do nothing,” Pena Nieto said in a television interview late Wednesday evening, according to a Reuters report. “That risk, that threat, must be confronted. I told him that is not the way to build a mutually beneficial relationship for both nations.”
Pena Nieto’s comments come after the two politicians gave differing accounts on whether the payment of a border wall -- one of Trump’s key immigration tenets -- was discussed in the course of their hour-long meeting in Mexico.
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