The United States is sending an extensive team of experts specializing in search and rescue operations of people trapped in the rubble with an "immediate" character. President Donald Trump spoke this Wednesday morning with his Mexican counterpart, Enrique Peña Nieto, to offer assistance and assistance in the ongoing work in Mexico City after the earthquake.
The Secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, indicated at the press conference that it is a team "perfectly trained for this type of circumstance" and that it is already on the way of the Mexican capital as "heavy machinery". "The images that arrive break one's heart," admitted the chief of American diplomacy, who indicated that there are other possible ways to help if requested.
God Bless the people of Mexico City. We are with you and will be there for you.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 19, 2017 the powerful tremor caused dozens of collapses of buildings. The White House does not detail the number of troops or the precise mission they will have once they are deployed. The US government, which is also facing the recovery effort of hurricane-affected areas Harvey and Irma, points out that this offer "is a real testament to good relations" between the two countries.
"We will help in what we can," reiterated Tillerson, "We are still very much in the situation." Trump already came within a few hours of the earthquake to social networks to express his support for the Mexican people at this time of difficulty. After the earthquake of September 7, it took almost a week to react and attributed to communication problems not having spoken with Peña Nieto.
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