Nicaragua authorizes entry of Russian troops, planes, ships

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Nicaragua has authorized Russian troops planes and ships to deploy into its territory I'm Ben Thomas with the latest In a decree published this week the government of president Daniel Ortega will allow Russian troops into Nicaragua to carry out law enforcement duties humanitarian aid rescue and search missions in emergencies or natural disasters and for training Ortega has been a staunch ally of Russia since the 1979 revolution that ousted dictator anastasio samosa Russia's foreign ministry calls the measure a routine procedure to develop cooperation It also notes the law authorizes the entry of troops from Mexico and other Central American countries as well as the United States for

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