FILE - In this July 7, 2017 file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto at the G20 Summit, in Hamburg. Trump's push to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement is putting Mexico in a tough spot, threatening the system that has helped turn the country into a top exporter through low wages, lax regulations and proximity to the United States. Talks are set for Aug. 16 in Washington D.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

President Donald Trump said Thursday that he spoke to Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto to send his condolences as the country recovers from a major earthquake, and blamed the delay in contacting him on poor cell reception there.
“Spoke to President of Mexico to give condolences on terrible earthquake,” Trump said on Twitter. “Unable to reach for 3 days b/c of his cell phone reception at site.”
The 8.1-magnitude earthquake off the southern coast of Mexico, near the state of Chiapas, hit on Sept. 7, and at least 90 people have since been confirmed dead.

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