US Embassy Nicaragua: Comments by Military Attaché “did not accurately reflect” USG Policy

Via La Gente:
…el Oficial Principal para Asuntos de Defensa y Agregado de Defensa de los Estados Unidos de América, Teniente Coronel Róger Antonio Carvajal Santamaría, expresó: “Nosotros esperamos trabajar con las fuerzas armadas de Nicaragua, en las áreas que usted indicó. Ese ha sido el mensaje que yo he dado, que he hablado con mis superiores, y espero seguir en esa ruta. Me da gusto de verlo en buena salud, la verdad es que nos preocupa porque ustedes son gran parte del gran crecimiento y estabilidad de este país”.
… the Chief Officer for Defense Affairs and Defense Attaché of the United States of America, Lieutenant Colonel Róger Antonio Carvajal Santamaría, said: “We hope to work with the Nicaraguan armed forces in the areas that you indicated. That has been the message that I have given, that I have spoken with my superiors, and I hope to continue on that route. I am glad to see you in good health, the truth is that we are concerned because you are a great part of the great growth and stability of this country ”.
The AP reports that “Carvajal’s comments “did not accurately reflect” U.S. government policy, the official said, adding that Carvajal had concluded his mission and departed Nicaragua.”

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