Today, the Nicaraguan Ministry of Foreign Affairs sent a letter of complaint to the Secretary-General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, informing of its decision to permanently withdraw from this regional forum.
From the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Managua, the President of the Central American country, Denis Moncada, referred to statements condemning the intrusive actions of the Organization of American States, from state authorities such as the National Assembly, the Supreme Court of Justice and national elections. Council.
As Minister, and with the instructions of Constitutional President Daniel Ortega, he intended to strengthen and defend his country in relation to the guiding principles of international law and the Charter of the United Nations, in particular the sovereign equality of states and non-interference in the internal affairs of other territories.
Moncada also acknowledged that the nation’s attachment to issues such as refraining from the use of force, threats, and non-imposition of unilateral, illegal and coercive measures are elements that the OAS must comply with, although it constantly ignores and exceeds them. who are they. Irresponsible.
In his view, the international organization is a political-diplomatic forum, which emerged under the influence of the United States as an instrument of intervention and interference, and its action towards Nicaragua demonstrates its mission as a facilitator of Washington’s hegemony and interference in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs recalled the condemnations and continued rejection of the actions of the Organization of American States in the face of disrespect for the defense of sovereignty, independence, self-determination and the right of the Nicaraguan people to choose their government and determine their policies and internal order. institutions and international standards.
“We do not recognize ourselves as a colony of any power and demand national dignity and decency (…) in the face of aggressive acts in violation of the Charter of the United Nations and international law, by the Organization of American States, the United States and other neo-colonial and colonial entities,” notes the letter sent on Friday. .
The document concludes with the irrevocable, dignified and patriotic will of the people and government of Nicaragua to renounce that political space, captive in the northern country, which has been exploited for their interests and promoter of intervention, coups and disagreements in various circles in the region.
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