President Daniel Ortega said he is open to meeting U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations (UN) later this month despite expressing concerns that the United States could launch a military intervention.
With his country embroiled in a major political crisis since April, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has granted an exclusive interview to FRANCE 24.
The U.S. on Sept. 5 declared Nicaragua’s civil unrest a threat to the region’s security, saying government repression of protests risked creating an overwhelming displacement of people akin to Venezuela or Syria.
Ortega says he is ready to meet US President Donald Trump in the coming weeks at the UN General Assembly.
“We are under threat,” Ortega told France 24 TV in an exclusive interview being broadcast on Monday. “We can’t rule out