(Washington Examiner) Mexican Defense Minister Luis Cresencio Sandoval revealed the country has deployed just under 15,000 troops to the U.S.-Mexico border to help stop migrants from crossing.

Sandoval revealed the numbers in a press conference with Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador.

“We have a total deployment, between the National Guard and army units, of 14,000, almost 15,000 men in the north of the country,” Sandoval said, according to Yahoo News.

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