MOSCOW, April 28. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will visit Nicaragua on April 29 as part of his Latin American tour for talks with President Daniel Ortega.
The talks will focus on the development of relations between the two countries and pressing international issues.
Russia and Nicaragua are “bound by time-tested truly friendly and brotherly strategic partnership”, the foreign ministry said, adding that the two countries are cooperating in the political, trade and economic fields, in combating drug trafficking, and in responding to emergency situations.
“The strengthening of the partnership between Russia and Nicaragua requires them to enlarge the legal and contractual framework of relations. They are now working on several draft bilateral agreements on cooperation in such fields as customs, civil aviation, space, healthcare, finance, veterinary and phytosanitary security,” the foreign ministry said.