Mexico may seek UN intervention in US border fence dispute Melissa Bancroft at 7:12 PM ET
[JURIST] Mexico [JURIST news archive] may ask the UN to intervene in a brewing border fence dispute with the United States, Mexican Foreign Secretary Luis Ernesto Derbez [Mexican Foreign Ministry website] said Monday. Legal experts are investigating the legality of the US Secure Fence Act of 2006 [text, PDF] before asking the UN to intervene. Dobez said it was a "shame" the US government was using the creation of a border fence for short term political gain, rather than addressing the real concerns between the neighboring countries.
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