“We have so far built 240 miles (386 km. - RT ) of a new wall on our southern border. By the end of the year, more than 450 miles (727 km. - RT ) will be built  , ”he wrote on his Twitter.

In January, it was reported that Trump intends to allocate an additional $ 7.2 billion from the Pentagon for the construction of new barriers on the border with Mexico, which will allow the completion of approximately 1,424 km of the new wall by the spring of 2022.

During an inspection of the border wall between the United States and Mexico in September, the American leader called the site under construction "a world-class security system."