Trump the cost of the wall on the border with Mexico is estimated at 21 billion

The real price of a wall on the border of Mexico and the United States, which promised to build a President Donald trumpmay be twice higher than its rating during the election campaign. The report of the Ministry of internal security said that the construction of the barrier will cost 21.6 billion dollars, reports Reuters. The independent company called the price up to $ 25 billion, in particular because of the need to buy private land on the border, writes

Pope Francis: we should build bridges, not walls

During the election campaign the construction of the wall on the border with Mexico has become one of the most resonant pledges the future President. Then he evaluated the project in the amount of up to $ 12 billion.

The DHS project provides for the construction of the wall for about 2 thousand kilometers. Taking into consideration the existing barriers, this means strengthening the border with Mexico almost in its entirety. The document States that it will be a whole system of walls and fences. It is expected that the work will be completed by the end of 2020, reports RIA «Novosti».

MVB believes it is possible to press Congress for funding of the project in may, and by September to sign contracts with contractors. The first stage includes the construction of three sections of the wall near San Diego, California, and El Paso valleys of the Rio Grande in Texas. It is estimated at 360 million dollars and, as Reuters reports, will allow Trump to demonstrate to their constituents to adhere to the intention voiced during the election campaign promises.

Reuters reports that recently the border regions visited by several delegations from Congress, and the administration is preparing to sign large-scale contracts for the procurement of steel for construction.

Evaluation of DHS for the first time includes the cost of land acquisition at the border, the Agency said, and this is the main reason for the significant growth of project evaluation. In addition, the report shows that in certain areas the construction will encounter legal barriers, and in case of refusal of private owners from the sale of the administration have a series of trials. Also to increasing complexity of construction and its price will lead to the need to comply with international agreements, for example, signed with Mexico an agreement on water resources.

Trump had previously said that eventually the building will pay for Mexico — for example, due to a new tax on exported U.S. goods. Mexican President Arnica peña Nieto has repeatedly stated that his country will not pay, and canceled a visit to Washington in late January.

The billionaire has consistently stated the need for the construction of the wall on the border with Mexico to stop the influx of illegal immigrants from that country in the US, and also supply a barrier in the way of the drug.

Pope Francis: we should build bridges, not walls

Pope Francis said that today in the world have no walls to build, and to build bridges. This was the Pontiff at the meeting with believers, hinting, obviously, the intention of the President of the United States Donald trump to build a wall on the border with Mexico, UKRINFORM reported citing The Independent.

«In the social and civil context, I urge not to build walls but to build bridges,» said the Pontiff.

He also hinted at trump’s words about what the cost of the wall should compensate Mexico.

«Do not answer evil for evil. Overcome evil with good, resentment – forgiveness. A Christian would never say: «You will pay for it.» Never,» said Pope.

In addition, in his speech, Francis probably hinted at the immigration decree trump, which temporarily prohibits the entry of refugees and restricts travel for citizens of seven countries with a predominantly Muslim population.

As reported, on 25 January, the President of the United States Donald trump has signed a decree on the construction of a wall on the border with Mexico. And to pay for her, he wants to require Mexicans entering the 20-percent tax on the import of goods from the country.

To build along the border wall stretching 2,000 miles was one of the key promises of trump during the election campaign.

Trump the cost of the wall on the border with Mexico is estimated at 21 billion 10.02.2017

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