The president of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, he urged his American counterpart on Monday Joe Biden to take “a historic and courageous turn” in your country’s relations with your country, Cuba Y Venezuela Y lift the lock, during his inauguration speech for his fourth consecutive term.

“We are not asking for alms, we are asking for justice,” Ortega said in his speech, in which he also asked Biden to end the economic, commercial and financial blockade against the island. The presidents participated in the investiture ceremony Nicolas Maduro Y Miguel Diaz-Canelreported NA.

«It has more than enough elements and arguments to defend the end of the blockade. 90% and sometimes more of the countries that are in the United Nations every year vote for the blockade to be suspended, “added Ortega, who was with his wife, the vice president. Rosario Murillo.

The compensation referred by Ortega is based on the damages derived from the interference of Washington in the internal war of the Central American country during the first Sandinista government. The president has referred that the amount of these amounts to 17,000 million dollars, but the United States refuses to pay, ignoring the verdict of the international Court of Justice who instructed him to do so in the 1980s.

“If you have any respect for democracy, a modicum of respect for international law, may the blockade against Cuba and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela cease,” Ortega said. The president also criticized the double standards of the United States regarding human rights and the arrests of citizens linked to riots or events that seek to undermine the constitutional order in several countries.

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