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The President of Ecuador travels to the Ibero-American Summit

The President of Ecuador travels to the Ibero-American Summit

Quito, March 24 (Prensa Latina) The President of Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso, today traveled to the Dominican Republic to participate in the 28th Summit of Ibero-American Heads of State and Government.

At the event, which will be held on Friday and Saturday in Santo Domingo, the capital of the Caribbean country, Lasso will assume the interim presidency of this mechanism for political agreement and cooperation.

According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility here, the Andean nation will fill this role for the first time and will focus its year in the office on the areas of innovation, inclusion and sustainability.

In this context, three strategic axes are proposed: alternative economies of development, food security and climate change, as indicated by the Ecuadorean Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Ecuador claims to be committed to Ibero-American values ​​related to development, education, culture, science, technology, and innovation, among others, which is why it seeks to promote inclusive projects and build more just, equitable, and inclusive societies.

However, today, local media revealed that the lasso had been questioned about this journey, which takes place in the midst of one of the strongest winters in recent years in the Andean country, which has caused millions in losses, flooded cities, and exposed many people. risk. He died because of the storm.

All this is in addition to the security crisis facing the South American nation and the doors of a political trial against the president that could take place in the coming weeks, in the event that the Constitutional Court accepts the request to conduct the judicial process. to remove the ruler.

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