Jan 10, 2017CultureComments Off on President Tsai meets Nicaragua’s Ortega
President Tsai Ing-wen has arrived in Nicaragua after ending her visit to Honduras on Monday, local time.
The president is in Nicaragua to attend the inauguration of President Daniel Ortega, who has been in office in 2007.
President Tsai talked about ties between the two countries upon her arrival at the airport.
"I hope to conduct more in-depth discussions about mutual exchanges and cooperation during the visit. I also look forward to exchanging views with President Ortega and Vice President Murillo on bilateral ties and issues of mutual concern, continuing deepening our friendship and improving the livelihoods of our people together," said Tsai.
During their meeting, President Ortega pledged to continue to strengthen ties with Taiwan. He said Taiwan is a sovereign nation that should not be barred from the international community. Ortega also said Nicaragua will continue its support for Taiwan's bid to join international organizations based on the principle of fairness and justice.