Duma speaker thanks Nicaragua's president for supporting Russia's decision to recognize DPR and LPR
MANAGUA. Feb 25 (Interfax) - Russian State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin has thanked President of Nicaragua Daniel Ortega for support of Russia's decision to recognize the independence of the Donetsk (DPR) and Luhansk (LPR) People's Republics.
"We are grateful to President of Nicaragua Daniel Ortega, who was one of the first to support Russia's decision to recognize the independence of the Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics aimed at ensuring the security of people," Volodin said on Thursday at a session of Nicaragua's National Assembly.
"Citizens of our country are grateful to Nicaragua for its support of Crimean residents' decision to rejoin Russia and for recognition of the independence of Abkhazia and South Ossetia," he said.