Central America summit in Nicaragua
Nicaragua: Central American presidents are scheduled to meet on
Wednesday in Nicaragua to discuss migration, a trade agreement with the
European Union (EU) and other key regional issues.
The heads of state are expected to arrive in Managua at noon to open
the 36th Summit of the Central American Integration System (SICA), which
is presided over by Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega.
Ortega, as SICA pro tempore chairman, will refer to issues that were
tackled at the ministerial meeting held Tuesday.
According to Nicaraguan Deputy Foreign Minister Manuel Coronel,
regional ministers of economy, finances and foreign affairs discussed
the creation of a common fund to face asymmetries with the EU.
The conclusion will be presented to the heads of States attending the
forum for its approval.
The meeting expects to create a fund that, according to the Managua
proposal, must be of $78 billion USD.
Managua, Prensa Latina