Ecuador and New Zealand sign consultation agreement on foreign policy

On Monday, Ecuador and New Zealand signed a bilateral consultation agreement on foreign policy as part of the Oceania tour of Deputy Foreign Minister Leonardo Arízaga. Arizaga met with the Secretary for the Group of the Americas and Asia of the New Zealander Ministry of Foreign...

Ecuador and Belarus meet to boost cooperation

Representatives of Ecuador and Belarus inaugurated yesterday in Quito, the II Meeting of the Commission on Trade and Ecuadorian-Belarusian Economic Cooperation, in which bilateral commitments will be reviewed in different areas in order to seek cooperation for a complementary...

Correa seeks to strengthen support of China in different areas

President Rafael Correa today begins his visit to the People’s Republic of China. The Government indicated it seeks to strengthen political, economic, trade, energetic, education, scientific and technological cooperation between the two countries. The Secretariat of Higher...

Ecuador introduced new strategic projects to Russian investors

Leonardo Arízaga, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Political Integration of Ecuador, presented yesterday to Russian companies the investment potential that exists in Ecuador for new strategic projects the country seeks to initiate with a value of USD 28,000 million. Arízaga...

Unasur raises previous agreements for the next summit

The deputy foreign ministers of the Union of South American Nations (Unasur for its Spanish acronym) held a meeting on Friday and Saturday in the Bolivian city of Santa Cruz, which resulted in an agreement “on the strategic vision” of the block with regards to energy...

Ecuador rejects US embassy statements

The Vice Chancellor of Ecuador, Leonardo Arízaga, rejected this November 17 statements made by the US ambassador in Quito, Adam Namm, who criticized the police treatment to protester students in the country. Arízaga said that this statements “are not conducive to a positive...

Ecuador seeks to raise economic relations with India

Ecuador obtained loans totaling around $142 million from India, for investment in projects of power lines, said Deputy Foreign Minister Leonardo Arízaga. Arízaga met in recent days in New Delhi with the Minister of Foreign Affairs in India Sushma Swaraj, “in order to...

American military group will leave Ecuador this week

The Foreign Ministry claimed that this week the military group of the Embassy of the United States (U.S.) will withdraw from Ecuador. The Deputy Minister Leonardo Arízaga and the Assistant Secretary of State, Alex Lee, were responsible for addressing the issue last March 28 at a...
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