The President of Mexico, Enrique Pena Nieto, is completely opposed to US President Donald Trump’s plan to build a wall along the southern border between the United States and Mexico, and might cancel his upcoming meeting with Trump this Thursday in the wake of his executive order to begin construction on the wall.

So far, America is paying for the wall

Since Trump is eager to start the construction so soon, he is using a Congressional spending bill to make the initial construction payments, but he has vowed to get Nieto and the Mexican Government to reimburse him using “the art of negotiation.”

So, for now, Nieto is keeping to his promise and Mexico is not paying for the wall.

It is instead being paid for (temporarily, according to Trump) by the American taxpayers. The wall could cost up to $25 billion, and there are 300 million American citizens, meaning that each taxpayers will have to pay just over $83 towards the wall.

Nieto is playing the waiting game

Nieto has yet to make firm decisions and take actions beyond his promises, but he claims he is waiting for his people to talk with Trump’s people before deciding on “the next steps to take.”