The President of Nicaragua, Daniel Ortega, will not participate in the 27th Ibero-American Summit today in Andorra, and thus join the last-minute victims of his Salvadoran counterparts, Neb Buckley, and Venezuelan Nicolas Maduro.
As confirmed by sources from Andorra, the organizer of the event, Nicaragua, who confirmed the attendance, has finally refused to speak at the plenary session of the presidents to be held this time mixed due to the epidemic.
Ortega joins the already known victims of Brazil’s presidents, Jair Bolsonaro; Mexico, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador; Paraguay, Mario Abdo; Most recently, Buckley and Maduro.
Nicaragua will be represented by its Foreign Minister, Denis Ronaldo Moncada, and with this withdrawal 16 presidents will participate.
In the Mexican case, it will be Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard who shares his government’s position; On the Paraguayan side, it will be the Deputy Minister for External Relations, José Antonio de Santos; And in the case of El Salvador, there will be a vice president, Felix Uloa.
On Brazil’s side, Kenneth Felix Nobreja, Secretary for Bilateral Negotiations in the Middle East, Europe and Africa will appear.
The meeting, scheduled for November last year but has been postponed due to the epidemic, is being held mixed.
The delegations of Spain and Portugal arrived in Andorra on Tuesday, which moved due to geographical proximity, and Guatemala and the Dominican Republic, the previous and next headquarters of the summit.