Lenín Moreno declared that the state of emergency has been effective in controlling acts of violence in Ecuador
President Lenin Moreno informed from Guayaquil, on the night of this Thursday, October 3, that the outbreaks of violence caused by the stoppage of carriers have been controlled almost entirely.
The Head of State thanked the work of the Armed Forces and the National Police to restore order.
“After the state of exception was declared, the action has been quite effective and controlled,” said the President from the air base.
Moreno will remain in the Main Port for a few hours, together with Governor Pedro Pablo Duart. Then you will return to Quito.
The President added that people who violate the law will be arrested immediately. Also that the task of the Government and law enforcement is “to prevent those who looted the country from continuing to plunder Ecuador in other instances.”
Moreno referred to a supposed strategy to destabilize his administration. “We have exhausted the dialogue mechanism, we have been talking for a long time.
Unfortunately there has been little seriousness, ”he said about groups that, in his opinion, want to affect his administration.
“I say to those coup leaders that we are going to say no, Ecuador will say no, so you better take the consequences,” he said.
Before traveling to Guayaquil, the President was at the facilities of the Integrated Security Service ECU911, in the north center of Quito, to monitor and control the situation in the country.
Hours before he decreed, for the seventh time in his government, the state of exception on a national scale to restore order.
The Government calls for calm, while the transporters’ union claims for the release of the price of diesel and Extra gasoline.