Western countries need to recognize the Crimean referendum, the results of which the Peninsula became part of Russia, It was held by all the laws of democracy, said Ambassador of the Republic of Nicaragua in the Russian Federation, Juan Ernesto Vasquez Araya.
The Ambassador of Nicaragua came to the Peninsula two-day official visit, where he met with head of the Republic Sergey Aksenov. This was the 1st visit to Crimea by a foreign Ambassador.
"the world has no alternative but to accept and respect the decision of the Crimean people, who held a democratic referendum by all the rules of democracy. The world must respect and not violate That decision, " said Fins news the Ambassador.
according to his statement, in Nicaragua " recognize the decision of the Crimean people to return to their homeland in the Russian Federation "." you have all our support ", - noted the Ambassador. He believes that the policy of sanctions against the Crimea is not the surest method for resolving political issues." Nicaragua will always assume that the most correct solution Is dialogue, but by force, nothing is solved, " said the Ambassador.
He also clarified that he is not afraid of the reaction of the Ukrainian side regarding his visit to the Crimea." We are an independent state and nobody can say who is friend and who is not. We are friends with all countries of the world, We have no issues with anyone. It is our conscious decision of who We will be friends ", - noted the Ambassador. According to him, Crimea from Russia in their own development moving forward.
Crimea and Sevastopol became part of Russia according to the results of the March referendum in 2014. Reunification with Russia was supported by 96, 77% of Crimean inhabitants and 95, 6% of Sevastopol. The authorities of Ukraine and Western countries did not want to accept the will of the people and imposed against the region's punishment.