MEXICO CITY | Mexico urges thorough probe into border tear gas incident
MEXICO CITY —Jan 03, 2019—Mexico’s foreign affairs ministry has formally asked the United States government to conduct a thorough investigation into a Jan. 1 incident in which U.S. agents fired tear gas into Mexico to stop crossing migrants.
In a statement Thursday, the ministry said through its embassy that it lamented any violent acts along its border. It reiterated its commitment to the safety of migrants.
In the first hours of the new year, about 150 migrants attempted to breach the border fence in Tijuana.