Nicaragua and the Saharawi Republic declare the reestablishment of diplomatic relations
Managua (Nicaragua), 12/01/2007 (SPS) The Republic of Nicaragua and the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (RASD) declared today in a joint communiqué signed by the Ministers for Foreign Affairs of the two countries in the Nicaraguan capital, Managua, the reestablishment of diplomatic relations “to the benefit of the ties of friendship and cooperation between the two peoples and Governments”.
Here is the translation of the communiqué, originally issued in Spanish and Arabic, and jointly signed by Mr. Samuel Santos, Ministers for Foreign Affairs of Nicaragua, and Mr. Mohamed Salem Ould Salek, Ministers for Foreign Affairs of the RASD.
” The Republic of Nicaragua
Ministery for Foreign Affairs
Managua – Nicaragua
Inspired by the principles of the United Nations Charter and in conformity with the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, the Governments of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic and the Republic of Nicaragua decided, Today, to re-establish diplomatic relations to the benefit of the ties of friendship and cooperation between the two peoples and Governments.
By subscribing to the present Joint Communiqué, the Government of Nicaragua gives proof on the universal nature of its foreign policy, as well as its respect to peoples’ free self-determination and the juridical equality between States as the basis for peace, security and cooperation in the international relations.
The present Joint Communiqué was signed in the city of Managua, in the 12 January 2007.
On behalf of the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (RASD)
Mohamed Salem Ould Salek
Ministers for Foreign Affairs.
On behalf of the Republic of Nicaragua
Ministers for Foreign Affairs “. (SPS)
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