• I said powerful (nations) have to help establish a kind of truce, that there are no border closings with unilateral tariff policies, that trade monopolies do not prevail.

MEXICO CITY: Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said during the Group of 20 video conference on Thursday that he asked world leaders to avoid border closings and unilateral tariff measures amid the coronavirus crisis.

“I said powerful (nations) have to help establish a kind of truce, that there are no border closings with unilateral tariff policies, that trade monopolies do not prevail, that oil prices aren't used to affect the people's economy," Lopez Obrador said at his daily press conference.