The Ecuadorian President, Rafael Correa, warned yesterday the irregular groups of Colombia after the attack occurred this week in the province of Sucumbios, on the border with Colombia, where a helicopter was shot Armed Forces.
“Gentlemen of the illegal groups in Colombia: FARC, paramilitaries, as they are called, with Ecuador yo do not play,” he told in the Citizen Link 317, held in the Eloy Alfaro square in Riobamba.
Additionally he instructed the military to respond forcefully to any possible new attacks. “The next time you are attacked by rebel groups, respond with all the possible firepower, gentlemen,” he said. He explained that now Ecuador already has weapons and ships to respond.