Within the framework of the 78th General Assembly of the United Nations, the Nicaraguan delegation, headed by Denis Moncada Colindres, Minister of Foreign Affairs, has held bilateral meetings with different foreign ministers and leaders of the hemisphere.
These meetings, marked by emphasizing support for multilateralism, Moncada has extended greetings from the president of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega and vice president Rosario Murillo.
Nicaragua strengthens alliances in the face of external aggression
Denis Moncada together with Sergei Aléinik, Chancellor of Belarus, reiterated the excellent bilateral relations that unite both Peoples and Governments, the mutual desire to continue exploring new avenues of cooperation. Likewise, «resisting together in defense of our Nations against the hegemonic aggressions of the United States Government and Western countries”, cites the statement provided by the Nicaraguan government.
Likewise, during his rapprochement with the Foreign Minister of Burkina Faso, Olivia Raghnaghnewende Rouamba, the will to strengthen exchange and cooperation between both countries was highlighted, based on the recent Cooperation Framework Agreement and the Memorandum of Understanding on Political Consultations.
In a talk with the Foreign Minister of Mozambique, Verónica Nataniel Macomo, the determination to continue strengthening cooperative relations between two brother countries with a shared history, characterized by solidarity and brotherhood, was reaffirmed.
In his bilateral meeting with Mrs. Fekitamoeloa Katoa ‘ Utoikamanu, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Tourism of Tonga, stressed the importance of strengthening collaborative ties, with a focus on issues linked to climate change and the promotion of tourism.
Furthermore, during the meeting of SICA-Nordic Foreign Ministers, at the invitation of Denmark, Foreign Minister Moncada highlighted the need to rebuild trust in multilateralism and responsible compliance with the commitments assumed by developed countries. Special emphasis was placed on the importance of complying with the 2030 Agenda and joint efforts to eradicate poverty.
Nicaragua advocates for relations based on solidarity
In conversations with the Foreign Minister of Cuba, Bruno Rodríguez, the firm will to continue strengthening the historic relations based on respect, solidarity and shared struggle, as well as on the qualities of courage and resistance, and on the positions of the revolutionary struggles, according to the government report circulated by Nicaragua.
Likewise, during the meeting with Mohamed Salem Merzoug, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mauritania, the importance of strengthening bilateral and multilateral cooperation relations, based on respect for the sovereignty of States and international law, was highlighted.
During the rapprochement with Riyad al- Maliki, chancellor of the State of Palestine, the importance of further strengthening the historical ties of friendship and solidarity between both peoples, as well as strengthening relations of economic and technical cooperation, and continuous commitment of mutual support.
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In the meetings, the government representatives have highlighted the mutual willingness to support and strengthen the ties of friendship and cooperation between the peoples and governments involved. In addition to these meetings, Foreign Minister Moncada also held meetings with the presidents of Algeria, Honduras, Cuba, El Salvador, Iran and Nigeria.