That led to a Pena Nieto phone call with President Donald Trump, a US promise not to leave NAFTA for now and a commitment by all three nations in the pact to work on renegotiating it.
Instead he vowed to renegotiate the agreement, but left the door open to pulling out at a later date.
Trump said he changed his mind after Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called him.
The statement came hours after administration officials said Trump was considering a draft executive order to withdraw the USA from the deal - though administration officials cautioned it was just one of a number of options being discussed by the president and his staff.
Mexico's peso and Canada's dollar fell against the US dollar, with the peso shedding about 1.5 percent in just over an hour, while Canada's "loonie" lost about 0.45 percent.
As theories about what exactly informed Trump's decision to reverse his threat to pull out of NAFTA swirled the last two days, one story from the Washington Post offered a striking picture of the president's last-minute deliberation. And their palms are not likely sweating over the idea that if NAFTA talks derail, the status quo continues and Trump's big campaign promise to renegotiate crashes into oblivion.
Mr Trump's top advisers had been embroiled in a debate over how aggressively to proceed on reshaping USA participation in Nafta, with hard-liners favouring a threatened withdrawal as soon as this week and others advocating for a more measured approach to reopening negotiations with Canada and Mexico.
Cruz has expressed support for renegotiating NAFTA under Trump - he has said doing so is long overdue - but not abandoning it altogether.
The three North American countries form one of the world's biggest trading blocs, and disruptions among them could wreak havoc in the auto, agricultural and other industries. They also sell similar goods to the U.S.
"To totally abandon that agreement means that those gains are lost", said Paul Ferley, an economist at Royal Bank of Canada.
Yet in practice, some economists point out, Trump has been less stridently anti-trade than his campaign rhetoric suggested he would be. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce estimates that almost 14 million American jobs depend on trade with Canada and Mexico.
Details about the draft executive order on NAFTA were not immediately available. He said that he planned to take that case to the Supreme Court. Six months notice is required by law to terminate NAFTA.
But some Mexican officials say they now believe Trump's strong stand on trade is akin to a player bluffing in a poker game.
The source noted that the administration wanted to tread carefully.
"Trump tweeted that he "agreed", but with a stipulation: "... if we do not reach a fair deal for all, we will then terminate NAFTA". "And we're ready to start talking", she added.
"I think the draft (executive order) was a negotiating ploy".
In Mexico, Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray warned Thursday that the end of NAFTA was "a real possibility".
Then again, the administration has just slapped tariffs on Canadian softwood timber imports and launched investigations into whether steel and aluminum imports jeopardize US national security.
Afghanistan disputes portions of its almost 2,600-kilometer border with Pakistan, which is known as the Durand Line. According to ISPR, Afghan Border Police opened fire on FC detailed for security of Population Census team.
Indian oil explorers fell on weaker crude oil prices, with ONGC and Oil India declining more than 2 percent each. The market also cheered the government's new policy aimed at boosting steel output and consumption.
Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said the deputy's gun was recovered at the site of Correa-Carmenaty's capture. Sources say that the funeral for Deputy Burbridge will be held Monday at the Mid-America Center.
Perhaps the biggest differentiator between the Echo and Invoke is Harmon Kardon's work with speakers and other audio technology. Like those speakers, Invoke will let people use their voices to cue it to play music, read the news, and schedule reminders.
Miley has rebounded with the Orioles to start the 2017 season, having posted a 2.32 ERA through his first 5 starts. NOTES: The Orioles placed LHP Zach Britton (left forearm strain) back on the disabled list (retroactive to May 5).
One grand prize victor will receive $500,000 and a trip to the Oreo Wonder Vault , where the brand concocts its cookie flavors. New Firework Oreos are out there in some stores, embedded with a Pop Rocks-like candy that crackles and pops in your mouth.
With these changes also comes an updated UI, which now houses all of its so-called "creative tools " on the right side of the app. However, after they've finished viewing it and tap to close it, the snap is going to be deleted automatically.
Arguments over the final arrangements threatened to mar the proceedings, and needed intervention by State Health Minister Dr. Despite the relative success of the surgery, orthopedic specialists have said that Abd El Aty would never walk again.
The woman, who appeared frail and was walking her two small dogs, approached the kids and told them to turn their music down. The 68-year-old had also recently undergone hip surgery before she was thrown in the pool, reports NBC Miami .
Raeysha Surendran had an eagle-two on the par-4 11th hole and posted a 78 to share 61st place with teammate Holmslykke. No. 9 Texas Tech holds third place at 296 (+8), and No.1 UCLA and No. 7 BYU are tied for fourth place at 297 (+9).
The research company released a report at the end of last month that detailed their findings for the first quarter of 2017. The upcoming Android O preview should bring overall better stability and performance improvements to the operating system.
Late on Friday, a Syrian opposition coalition, the High Negotiations Committee, denounced the deal in a strongly worded statement. Meanwhile, more USA forces are reaching areas under the control of the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).
From 81 for 2, after Porterfield had chosen to bat first, Ireland lost 8 for 45 to be bundled out with 17 overs unused. The last two - Niall O'Brien and Tim Murtagh - wrapped up the innings and made this match a virtual no-contest.
The fight was set at a catch weight of 164.5 pounds and Chavez Jr certainly appeared to show the effects of the weight cut. The destruction that Canelo Alvarez brought down upon Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Saturday, May 6 was catastrophic.
The condition of the eight injured people is not yet known, but they have been hospitalised for treatment. Two people are dead and eight others hurt after suspects opened fire at a memorial for another shooting.
Coaches won't be showing up to schools of completely committed players trying to sway them since they'll already be signed. The new early signing period in December is a significant change in the football recruiting process.
Students of the Handwara Degree College marched towards the market square after hoisting the Pakistani flag, police said. The students peacefully protested within the school premises amidst chanting of pro-freedom and anti-India slogans.
After murdering them, the attacker Bampumim Teixeira tried to fire at the police, who missed the shots and fired back at him. Richard Field , 49, was a career anesthesiologist and doctor at North Shore Pain Management , housed at 900 Cummings Center.
Like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, I'm here to remind you of all the good things we got out of the Wii U, starting with one major change. But what makes the Deluxe version so good is "how unbelievably ideal it is for portable play on the Nintendo Switch".
Finally, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc. raised its position in shares of Groupon by 17.1% in the fourth quarter. Highbridge Capital Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Groupon during the fourth quarter worth about $113,000.