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Mexico's president canceled his trip to DC after Trump's border wall tweets

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UPDATE 12 EST:  Mexico's president has canceled his meeting with President Trump.

Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto holds a press conference at Los Pinos presidential residence in Mexico City, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. Pena Nieto said Monday that Mexico's attitude towards the Donald Trump administration should not be aggressive or biased, but one of dialogue. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)
Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto holds a press conference at Los Pinos presidential residence in Mexico City, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. Pena Nieto said Monday that Mexico's attitude towards the Donald Trump administration should not be aggressive or biased, but one of dialogue. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte)

Translation: “This morning we informed the White House that I will not attend a business meeting planned for next Tuesday with the POTUS."

In a tweet, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto said this morning he had informed the White House that he would not be attending next week's planned business meeting.

Earlier on Thursday in a series of morning tweets, President Trump threatened to cancel an upcoming meeting with Peña Nieto if Mexico would not pay for the border wall.

Peña Nieto has repeatedly insisted Mexico will not pay for the border wall. 

Here are Trump's two tweets on the meeting.

Peña Nieto tweeted a video Wednesday night defending his position.

In the video, Peña Nieto says, "Mexico does not believe in walls. I've said time and time again, Mexico will not pay for any wall." 

He also said he had asked the nation's minister of foreign relations to enforce measures to protect Mexican citizens in the U.S. 

On Monday, he said he was willing to negotiate with the U.S. as long as Mexico's sovereignty was respected. 

On Wednesday, Trump said the border wall would start going up in "months."

As soon as we can, as soon as we can physically do it.
Trump on the wall's construction start date

He also said the wall would be "good for Mexico," and he wants the nation to be "very stable, very solid."

Four top State Department officials abruptly resigned. The Border Patrol chief quit, too.

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