Press Release of the Governmentof National Unity and Reconciliation Tuesday, June 18, 2019

The Nicaraguan Government with this press release states its position that it has fully  with the prisoner release commitment it made in the negotiating table with the Civic Alliance

Press Release of the Government of National Unity and Reconciliation

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

[see original Spanish at https://www.el19digital.com/articulos/ver/titulo:91258-nota-de-prensa-del-gobierno-de-reconciliacion-y-unidad-nacional ]

Government of National Unity and Reconciliation

United Nicaragua Triumphs

The Nicaraguan State makes known to our People and the International Community:

  1. That in the Session held on March 27 of this year 2019, through the Delegations present in the Negotiating Table, the Freedom was agreed of People involved in the violent events since April 20189, in accordance with agreed upon Lists.
  2. That these agreed upon Lists were turned in and reviewed with the Representatives in Nicaragua of the International Committee of the Red Cross (CICR).
  3. That the Apostolic Nuncio Mons. Waldemar Stanilaw Sommertag, Representative of His Holiness Pope Francis in Nicaragua, and Luis Angel Rosadilla, Special Adviser to the General Secretary of the OAS, were Witnesses of the Consensus around those Lists that were turned over to the CICR.
  4. That on Saturday, June 8, the National Assembly discussed and approved a Amnesty Law that made possible the liberation of all these People, on Monday and Tuesday June 10 and 11 this month of June, with the Commitment of No Repetition.
  5. That the Witnesses Luis Angel Rosadilla and Mons. Andrea Piccioni, in Representation of the Nuncio, as well as the Delegates of the CICR, participated, accompanying and verifying, as Observers of the liberation, in accordance with the agreed upon Lists. The CICR on Monday June 10, and all on Tuesday, June 11.
  6. That on reaching the date committed to by the Nicaraguan State and the Government of National Unity and Reconciliation, all these People enjoy Freedom, with the Commitment of Non Repetition, according to what is stipulated in the Amnesty Law No. 996.
  7. We the Nicaraguan State and the Government of National Unity and Reconciliation have complied with our People and the International Community, in accordance with the Commitments contracted that are explained in this Press Release.

Managua, June 18, 2019

Government of National Unity and Reconciliation

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