US President Donald Trump speaks before he departs Shannon Airport in Ireland on Thursday. Photo: AP

Ex-WTO chief Pascal Lamy calls Donald Trump’s migration deal with Mexico a win for ‘hostage taking’

  • Mexico averted US tariff threat by agreeing to expand contentious asylum programme and to work to stem flow of immigrants to US from Central America
  • Lamy says US president’s trade decisions are ‘in total violation of WTO rules’
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US President Donald Trump speaks before he departs Shannon Airport in Ireland on Thursday. Photo: AP
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