OREANDA-NEWS. Russia considers external interference in the affairs of Nicaragua unacceptable and supports the country's legitimate government. This is stated in a joint statement by the Russian and Nicaraguan Foreign Ministers Sergey Lavrov and Denis Moncada Colindres. The text of the document is posted on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

"Minister Lavrov emphasized that the Russian Federation supports the legitimate government of the Republic of Nicaragua, considers it unacceptable to interfere in the internal affairs of a sovereign state, whose people have proven their ability to independently determine development paths, resolve internal issues, and resolutely resist external pressure, unilateral and illegitimate sanctions", in a statement.

The parties noted the coincidence of the positions of the two countries on the global agenda and spoke in favor of further coordination in the international arena. "The ministers noted the consistent consolidation of Russian-Nicaraguan relations, built in the spirit of strategic partnership, on the basis of mutual trust, solidarity and mutual assistance", the document states.