US election: Donald Trump calls 'Nieto a friend' defends wall on Mexico visit


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US Republican candidate Donald Trump has defended his call for a wall on the Mexican border, during his visit to meet President Enrique Pena Nieto.

Donald Trump has called Mexico an enemy of the US, but on Wednesday he said the Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto was his friend.

Protester in Mexico City, 31 Aug
Protests expected in Mexico City
Mr Trump said he did not discuss who would pay for the wall.
He also called Mexicans "amazing" and "spectacular" people, in contrast to earlier comments branding Mexican migrants "rapists" and "murderers".
Mr Pena Nieto said Mexicans had been hurt but he respected that Mr Trump genuinely wanted to build relations.
Meanwhile, the Mexicans have taken to twitter to express their opposition to Donald Trump's visit. 
Twitter used Myrna_Gutie tweets: You're not welcome #Trump, not today, not ever
Mr Trump will later fly to Phoenix, Arizona, to deliver a key speech on measures to tackle illegal immigration.
Mr Trump concluded by saying he was honoured by Mr Pena Nieto's invitation to visit, adding: "I call you a friend."
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