(CNN) – The United States has notified the United Nations that it will no longer participate in the global pact on migration, saying it undermines the nation's sovereignty.
The United States has been a part of the New York Declaration for refugees and migrants since its inception last year. The declaration aims to guarantee the rights of migrants, help them to resettle and provide them with access to education and employment.
Calls for the negotiation of a global pact on migration, which is expected to be adopted next year.
In explaining his retirement on Saturday, EE. UU He said the pact contains provisions that are inconsistent with the nation's immigration policies.
While the United States is proud of its leadership on migration and refugees, the global approach is not compatible with the nation's sovereignty, according to Nikki Haley, United States ambbadador to the UN.
Haley said Trump made the decision, and emphasized that Americans should determine their own immigration policies.
"Our decisions on immigration policies should always be made by Americans and Americans alone," he said. "We will decide how to better control our borders and who will be allowed to enter our country."
The president of the UN General Assembly expressed his regret over the decision of the United States, saying that no nation can manage international migration alone.
"The role of the United States in this process is critical as it has historically and generously welcomed people from all over the world and continues to be home to the largest number of international migrants in the world," said the President of the Assembly. General of the UN Miroslav Lajčák in a prayer.
"As such, he has the experience and experience to help ensure that this process leads to a successful outcome."
The participation of the United States in the process began last year "after the decision of the Obama Administration to join the New York Declaration on United Nations migration," according to the Mission of the United States before the UN.
The withdrawal occurs days before a world conference on migration that begins Monday in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
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