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Central American leaders to meet with Biden

world Updated: Mar 26, 2009 10:52 IST

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Central American leaders say they want to discuss US immigration policy when they meet with Vice President Joe Biden in Costa Rica next week.

El Salvador President Tony Saca says 200,000 Salvadorans in the US are in danger of being deported, an issue he hopes to broach with Biden on Monday.

Saca's colleagues agreed on the agenda for their meeting at a one-day summit on Wednesday.

Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega says colleagues also passed a resolution asking that the US not attach strings to its aid packages.

The US has delayed some $64 million in development aid to Nicaragua because of an election dispute there.