Texas to provide Mexican state with razor wire, training for border security

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Texas will provide authorities in a Mexican border state with razor wire and training on how to deploy it in order to increase security at the U. S.-Mexican border, Texas officials told Fox News on Saturday.

The unprecedented agreement between Texas and the Mexican state of Coahuila — which is situated across from Eagle Pass — will involve Texas providing the Mexican authorities with c-wire (concertina/razor wire) and training on its deployment near the border.

Texas Department of Public Safety said that in the coming days, Mexican officials will come to Eagle Pass and be trained by the Texas Military, take possession of the wire and return it to Mexico.

Texas officials say that it is the first time in history that such a deal has been made, and that it will put Mexican and U. S. authorities together on the subject of border enforcement. The development was first reported by journalist Ali Bradley.

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