Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Denis Moncada highlighted the similarities between the Sandinista government Daniel Ortega and the Mexican president, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, upon receiving the style copies and credentials of the new Mexican ambassador, Guillermo Zamora y Villa, reported this Saturday the Nicaraguan Executive.
“We have talked about the historic relationship of friendship, brotherhood and solidarity that Nicaragua and Mexico have. A lot of identity in terms of defending the sovereignty, independence, and self-determination of our people, of having and developing a foreign policy precisely to defend the dignity of our peoples,” said Foreign Minister Moncada, through government media.
The meeting between Moncada and Zamora took place yesterday, at the headquarters of the Nicaraguan Foreign Ministry, in Managua, according to official information.
Zamora, a journalist by profession, returned to Nicaragua after 37 years, after giving coverage for Mexican media to the fall of dictator Anastasio Somoza Debayle in 1979, until 1985.
“It is an honor to represent Mexico before the Nicaraguan government, it is an honor to also be in Nicaragua, a country that I deeply respect and in addition to loving deeply (…), it is a pleasure for me to be here and begin a work of rapprochement deeply with the Government of Nicaragua”, replied the ambassador.
Mexico is one of the countries that has remained on the sidelines of the condemnations of the Government of Nicaragua in the Organization of American States (OAS), on different issues, since the Central American country entered a political and social crisis in 2018.
López Obrador refused to attend the Summit of the Americas, held in California last June, because the United States Government refused to invite the presidents of Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua, Miguel Díaz-Canel, Nicolás Maduro, and Ortega. , respectively, whom he considers “undemocratic”.