Blinken said that the United States does not believe in free elections in Nicaragua

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that Washington does not believe in holding fair elections in Nicaragua after the ban of the last major opposition party “Citizens for Freedom.”

“The decision taken on August 6 by President Daniel Ortega and Vice President Rosario Murillo to ban the last truly opposition party from participating in the elections in November underlines that they want to remain in power at any cost. This autocratic maneuver followed the detention of seven presidential candidates and 24 other opposition figures, human rights activists, business leaders, students, and NGO workers over the past two months,” Blinken said in a statement.

According to him, the United States considers these actions “the last blow to the prospects of free and fair elections.”

“This election process, including its future results, has lost all credibility,” Blinken said. He also promised to cooperate with other countries in the region on a “diplomatic and economic” response to the actions of the Nicaraguan authorities.

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