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Nicaragua exemplifies “deep ties of brotherhood and unity” with Cuba

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Managua, Dec. 7 (EFE) .- Nicaraguan Foreign Minister Denis Moncata on Tuesday highlighted the “deep ties of brotherhood and unity” between Nicaragua and Cuba.

Moncata made this assessment when he received stylized copies of his credentials from the new Cuban Ambassador to Nicaragua, George Luis Mayo Fernandez.

The new Cuban Ambassador was welcomed by the Nicaraguan Foreign Minister on behalf of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega and Vice President Rosario Murillo.

He also underscored Nicaragua’s support for the Cuban people, saying “they are united by deep ties of brotherhood and unity”.

For his part, Ambassador Mayo Fernandes pledged that being in Nicaragua was an honor and privilege to “continue to strengthen relations between our people and our governments.”

He also thanked Nicaragua for its solidarity in exporting food to the Cuban people.

Mayo Fernandez, who was director of the Cuban Foreign Ministry in Central America, the Caribbean and Mexico, has headed the Havana mission to Venezuela for six years, replacing Juan Carlos Hernandez Patron, who has been in office since December 2016.

The welcome of Havana’s new ambassador to Managua follows the cancellation by President Ordega of the appointment of Siddhartha Francisco Marin Aras, his adviser on political and international affairs, as his new ambassador to Cuba.

The president decided to “cancel” Marin Arros’ appointment as extraordinary and full ambassador to the Republic of Nicaragua for the Cuban government, through a presidential agreement published in the official newspaper La Gaceta on Monday. Reasons.

Marin Aras, Nicaragua’s Permanent Representative to the UN and Ambassador to Ecuador, replaced the Argentine journalist Louis Cabrera Gonzalez, who nationalized Nicaragua 13 days ago. At this time, Ortega has not appointed a new Nicaraguan ambassador to Havana.

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Cabrera Gonzalez has been Nicaragua’s ambassador to Havana since 2007, when Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega returned to power and re – established diplomatic relations with Cuba.

Marín Aráuz’s appointment comes four days after the Ortega government established a free visa for all Cubans wishing to enter Nicaragua “through trade, tourism and humanitarian family ties”.

Nicaragua and Cuba maintained close ties during the period when the Central American country was ruled by Ortega, the first part lasting from 1979 to 1990, and the second part beginning in 2007.

Both countries are part of the Bolivarian Alliance for the People of the United States (ALPA).