Borrell recalled that Trump said "the Sahara border can't be bigger than our border with Mexico", according to reports in local media outlets including El Pais and Europa Press.
Filling almost all of North Africa, the Sahara measures approximately 3,000 miles from east to west, according to the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
"'Just build a wall that borders the Sahara'", he quoted Trump as telling him.
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The world's biggest desert stretches 3,000 miles across several global borders in North Africa - including the Morocco/Algeria border.
Trump is thought to have made the suggestion in June when Borrell accompanied Spain'sKing Felipe and Queen Letizia on an official trip to the White House.
It was at a recent lunch in Madrid that Borrell made the U.S. President's idea public.
Trump's plan for a border wall along the US-Mexico border has encountered many obstacles in US Congress.
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The father was taken to New Hanover Regional Medical Center for treatment, where no update was provided on his condition. When they got to the home, the woman was deceased, Chad McEwen, assistant county manager for Pender County, said.
The border issue was also a concern in the United 2026 World Cup joint bid between the US, Canada, and Mexico.
"We can confirm that's what the minister said, but we won't be making any further comment on the minister's remarks", a spokesman for the foreign ministry told the Guardian.
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Despite the controversy there were many messages of support for Osaka , who became the first Japanese grand slam victor . One female tennis great has spoken out in support of another in the wake of a controversy-filled U.S.
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