(ANSA) – MANAGUA, NOVEMBER 08 – The team of “escorts” sent by Russia to follow up on the just-ended election day in Nicaragua in Managua announced that “the overall voting process (for the selection of the President and 92 members of Congress, editor)” has ended successfully. “.
At a press conference, the pro-government news portal La 19 Digital, Dmitry Novikov, a representative of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, stated that he was able to note how the electoral authorities and the people who actively participated in the voting did everything necessary to conduct the elections in an appropriate, transparent and free environment ” .
For his part, the President of Costa Rica, Carlos Alvarado, announced via Twitter that he did not want to recognize the elections that took place yesterday in Nicaragua. “Because of the lack of democratic conditions and guarantees – I declare – we do not recognize the Nicaraguan elections. We ask the government to liberate and restore the rights of political prisoners, as well as we ask the international community to promote dialogue to restore democracy in Nicaragua.
Starting from the 18th yesterday (the first Italian today), polling stations began to close throughout the territory of Nicaragua, and the results will be known gradually starting from the next few hours.
Observers in Managua argue that the wait is of no particular importance, as the reassertion of President Daniel Ortega, accompanied by the vice president and his wife, Rosario Murillo, is a given. (Dealing).
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