Mexico minister rues ‘intolerance’ in the U.S.

Mexico's foreign minister mounted a robust defense of her nation's economic importance to the United States on Monday and condemned anti-migrant rhetoric and a "climate of intolerance" in its neighbor -- a thinly-veiled critique of Donald Trump.

Without naming the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, Mexican Foreign Minister Claudia Ruiz Massieu rebutted many of his arguments in a detailed explanation of how integration of the U.S. and Mexican economies has benefited both nations.

Trump has raised hackles in Mexico with a string of proposals, including threats to build a border wall to keep out migrants, blocking remittances . . .

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