Micronesia and Nicaragua Establish Diplomatic Relations

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Micronesia and Nicaragua Establish Diplomatic Relations

December 11, 2019 (New York) – The Governments of the Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of Nicaragua established diplomatic relations today at a ceremony held at the Permanent Mission of Micronesia in New York. Ambassador Chigiyal of Micronesia and Ambassador Hermida Castillo of Nicaragua signed a Joint Communiqué formalizing diplomatic relations.

During the meeting, the Ambassadors briefly discussed the importance of multilateralism to both countries. They agreed on the need to work together to combat climate change. Both countries attach great importance to the Ocean which is symbolized by the color blue in the respective flags.

The establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries reaffirmed the principles and purposes of the Charter of the United Nations and was done in accordance with the provisions of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 18 of April 1961, it was attended by various members of the two respective Permanent Missions to the United Nations in New York. Nicaragua is the ninety-third country which with FSM has established diplomatic relations.


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