Neo-Sandinista File: Russia joins Red China in strategic encirclement of USA: Nicaragua-Russia commission meets in Managua following first-ever landing in C. America of Soviet/Russian strategic bombers, visit from Russian security czar; Ortega anxious to involve Moscow in construction of inter-oceanic canal; Russian Deputy FM: “We could supply special equipment, building materials” for Hong Kong-led megaproject
November 8, 2013
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We invite Russia to take part in the construction of the transport corridor and are sure that the country will take an interest in the implementation of the large-scale project to which the Nicaraguan authorities attach major importance. Russia’s participation in the canal creation is important, we believe.
— Ivan Acosta, Nicaraguan Minister of Finance and Public Credit, Managua, November 6, 2013
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