Taiwan’s foreign minister visits Nicaragua

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Taiwan's Foreign Minister David Lin speaks during a press conference in Taipei, on May 15, 2013Taiwan's Minister of Foreign Affairs David Lin is in Managua for a visit to strengthen ties with Nicaragua, one of just a handful of nations with which it has diplomatic relations. The Taiwan embassy said in a statement on Monday that upon arrival Lin laid flowers at a mausoleum housing the remains of Carlos Fonseca, founder of the Sandinista National Liberation Front. Lin also visited a Managua park named in honor of Augusto Cesar Sandino, who gave his name to the revolutionary movement and the party which now rules Nicaragua.