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Beefed Up Border Agreements Between Mexico and United States

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Mexico and the United States have strengthen their borders with new border security measures with the goal of improving customs and security at airports, seaports and land crossings between the two countries.

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Original Article Text From Prensa Libre via Google Translate :

Mexico and the USA. States. Sign Agreement To Improve Security At Customs

These agreements ” facilitate the flow of passengers and trade and strengthen our ability to combat fraud and smuggling goods ” , Napolitano said at the ceremony in Mexico City, which was signed a declaration of principles and a bilateral customs strategic plan.

Mexican Finance Secretary Jose Antonio Meade, said the plan includes new mechanisms ” exchange of customs information to manage commercial freight flows and passenger ” .

The measures are designed to implement plans to improve customs and security at airports, seaports and land crossings between the two countries, which maintain extensive trade of about 360,000 million dollars a year.

Mexico has claimed the United States controls to prevent the passage of weapons that are sold legally in the country and end up in the hands of drug cartels.

Meanwhile, the U.S. has highlighted the need to improve controls against the passage of drugs and prevent the entry of terrorist organizations and stop the passage of illegal immigrants.

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