Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa speaking to the masses in this South American state. Correa said that he would not attend the Summit of the Americas due to the exclusion of Cuba., a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr.
Ecuador President Affirms Solidarity with Syria
May 25, 2013
QUITO, (SANA)-President Rafael Correa of Ecuador affirmed his country's solidarity with Syria, as leadership and people, in the face of war against it, launched by the international imperialism.
"We are reading an open book and issues are clear… what Syria encounters is a conspiracy, not demands for democracy," President Correa said during a ceremony on his re-election for a new constitutional term at the National Assembly in Ecuador's capital Quito.
Syria's Ambassador to Venezuela Ghassan Abbas who represented Syria at the ceremony conveyed President Bashar al-Assad and the Syrian government's congratulations to President Correa who in turn conveyed his heartfelt whishes to President al-Assad.
In this regard, Ecuador Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino who met the Syrian Ambassador during the celebration affirmed his country's support and solidarity with Syria at all international circles against the new colonial attack.