Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Ricardo Patino announced yesterday that the regime of Rafael Correa chose not to send representatives to the inauguration of Horacio Cartes in Paraguay. The reason for this decision was because Venezuela was not invited, however, Correa did sent the Paraguayans a statement saying “that the new government be a good one.”
Patino said the decision came for “not inviting a brother country like Venezuela, whose president, Nicolas Maduro, was not taken into account for the ceremony,” as published in the regime virtual newspaper ‘El Ciudadano’.
The Chancellor added: “We think that not inviting a brother country is not healthy to improve the level of understanding in South America.”
This Thursday Horacio Cartes sworn as president of Paraguay for a period of five years in front of the presidents of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Uruguay and Taiwan, Prince Felipe of Spain and over 100 offices in the gardens of the Palacio de Lopez, the government headquarters.