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MOSCOW, June 16. /TASS/. Russia will offer assistance to Nicaragua’s authorities fighting against the recent natural disaster, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at the meeting with Nicaraguan president's envoy for trade-and economic and investment cooperation with Russia Laureano Ortega.
"We know that over the past few days around 14 people have been affected, one child has died and the infrastructure has been significantly damaged due to heavy rains that occurred in the country’s capital," Lavrov said.
Russia’s Emergencies Ministry has been cooperating with its Nicaragua’s colleagues in an effort to create the most efficient opportunities to counter natural disasters, Lavrov said.
"This disaster will be no exception. We will definitely provide all the possible assistance," the Russian foreign minister stressed.
Ortega said Nicaragua is interested in the assistance of Russian experts in the fight against these disasters.
"Thanks to the assistance offered by Russia we can cope with such catastrophes at the initial stage, we already have the special equipment," he said. "Of course, we will be thankful if we receive the assistance of the specialists to deal with these consequences," Ortega said.