US To Close Northern Border To ‘Non-Essential Traffic’
President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that the U.S. will close all “non-essential traffic” across the Northern border amid the Coronavirus pandemic. Further, Trump assured the public on Twitter that “trade will not be affected.”
We will be, by mutual consent, temporarily closing our Northern Border with Canada to non-essential traffic. Trade will not be affected. Details to follow!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 18, 2020
On Tuesday, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the closure of his country’s borders to non-citizens with the exception of the U.S. The border with the U.S. was to remain open with “the level of integration of our two economies,” Trudeau said during his press conference.
The Trump administration will provide further details on the matter and SaraACarter.com will update our readers.