Ortega nationalizes the former Taiwanese ambassador and his wife, a day after they cut diplomatic relations
Through testimony published in La Gaceta on Friday, December 10, the regime of Daniel Ortega announced the nationalization of Chen Mu-wu, the former ambassador of the Republic of Taiwan, the country with which Nicaragua severed diplomatic relations the day before. Similarly, in the same publication of the Official Gazette, the citizen, Chun Qiao Wu Liu, the wife of the diplomat, was also officially nationalized.
Among the considerations, the certificate states that “Citizen Chen Moo-Woo, of Taiwanese nationality, has complied with the requirements and formalities prescribed by laws to obtain Nicaraguan citizenship, subject to his continuous residence in the national territory for fourteen years; contribute to social development,
economic, technological, educational and cultural of the country through his administration in which he held a diplomatic post representing the Republic of China and Taiwan in the Republic of Nicaragua; Strengthening international relations, friendship, integration and solidarity between the two countries«.
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In the case of Mrs. Chun Qiao Wu Liu, the nationalization certificate states that “Citizen Chun Qiao Wu Liu, a Taiwanese citizen, has complied with the requirements and procedures established by laws to obtain Nicaraguan citizenship, subject to the account that he has been continuous and uninterrupted in the national territory for a period of fourteen in general, To contribute with her husband, Chen-Mo Wu, to the social, economic, technological, educational and cultural development of the country through his administration where he held the diplomatic position representing the Republic of China and Taiwan in the Republic of Nicaragua; Likewise, it has strengthened international relations in friendship.”
He ended his career in the diplomatic corps
Last November 12, Jaime Chin Mu and his wife received the keys to the city of Managua, and were named “special guests” by Ortega Mayor Rena Rueda and Vice Mayor Enrique Armas.
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During the tribute, the Taiwanese ambassador, who in recent years has been accustomed to launching projects and appearing in propaganda media images of Ortega Murillo’s dictatorship, said he is a few days away from ending his diplomatic mission in the country, but also his career abroad.
The nationalization of both citizens was announced less than 24 hours after Foreign Minister Denis Moncada announced the severing of diplomatic relations with the Asian island.
Twenty-four days ago, on November 16, Moncada awarded the Order of José de Marcoleta, the degree of the Grand Cross, to Qin Mu Wu. The edition of La Gaceta dated March 14, 2011, by Presidential Agreement 69-2011, indicates that the same order was given to the diplomat, at the end of his tenure as ambassador.
The diplomat began his diplomatic mission in Nicaragua in 2007, the year Ortega returned to Nicaragua’s presidency, and remained until 2011, according to official media El 19 Digital. In July 2017, he presented for the second time elegant copies of his credentials as the Ambassador of Taiwan to Nicaragua.
On November 5, 1990, when democracy was restored to Nicaragua by Violetta Barrios de Chamorro, the country resumed diplomatic relations with Taiwan until December 9, 2021.
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In this way, Ortega put an end to the friendship between Nicaragua and Taiwan which he consecrated as private, which is why he ordered every June 16 to hold it, and on April 12, 2018 he directed the National Assembly to approve a decree. It is called “The Day of Friendship between the Republic of Nicaragua and China Taiwan”.
“The Government of the Republic of Nicaragua declares that it recognizes the existence of one China in the world. The People’s Republic of China is the only legitimate government representing all of China, and Taiwan is an inalienable part of Chinese territory.”
Vice President and spokesperson, Rosario Murillo, celebrated the decision on Friday. “He reiterated the historical bond not only between governments, but from parties, the FSLN and the Chinese Communist Party” and added that “China is a superpower that is admired all over the world.”
The signing of the document resuming diplomatic relations with mainland China was in charge of Lauriano Ortega Murillo, son of Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo and Presidential Adviser on Investments, Trade and International Cooperation, who arrived from Russia to China to sign with him. China advisor, Ma Zhaoxu.
The document was signed in Tianjin, and in addition to Ortega Murillo, the delegation consists of his older brother, Rafael Ortega Murillo, a presidential delegate, and Ivan Acosta, Minister of Finance and Public Credit, according to information from official media. It’s the same delegation that was in Russia a few days ago.