USA UU They said today they withdrew from the Global Compact on Migration, arguing that the Obama-era agreement negotiated by the UN contains numerous provisions that are "inconsistent" with their immigration and refugee policies and the immigration principles of the Trump Administration.
"President Trump determined that the United States would end its participation in the Pact process that seeks to achieve international consensus at the UN in 2018," the United States Mission to the United Nations said in a statement.
Previously, the mission informed the UN Secretary General about the decision of the United States to end its participation in the Global Compact on Migration.
US participation in the Pact process began in 2016, following the decision of the Obama Administration to join the New York Declaration on migration.
The New York Declaration contains numerous provisions that are inconsistent with United States immigration and refugee policies and the immigration principles of the Trump Administration, "he said …
The US ambbadador. At the UN, Nikki Haley said the United States is proud of its immigrant heritage and long-standing moral leadership in providing support to refugee and migrant populations throughout the world.
No country has done more than United States, and your generosity will continue, he said.
"But our decisions on immigration policies should always be made by Americans and Americans alone. We will decide how to better control our borders and who will be allowed to enter our country. The global approach to the New York Declaration is simply not compatible with the sovereignty of the United States, "he said.
Under the Trump administration, the United States withdrew from several global commitments, including the UN's education and culture body. , UNESCO and the Paris climate change agreement.