The permanent representative of Ecuador before the United Nations in Geneva, Guillaume Long, today announced his resignation from the position with a letter of resignation in which he exposed harsh criticism to the Ecuadorian president, Lenin Moreno.
“Unfortunately, I have come to the conclusion that I cannot continue to be the representative of a government that commits the type of abuses that we have been witnessing over the past few months,” Long wrote in his letter to Moreno and also disseminated through networks social. “I refuse to be part of the dangerous authoritarianism disguised as a false ecumenism and dialogue spirit that today aggressively colonizes our Ecuador,” said Long, who said he was worried about the direction the country has taken. Chancellor with former president Rafael Correa (2007-2017), Long questioned that Moreno has settled his management in criticizing the administration of his predecessor and co-religionist.
“Their disloyalty is not with a person, it is fundamentally with a political project that showed that neoliberalism is not the right or intelligent way to achieve development,” Long added. Correa and Moreno maintain a strong verbal and political pulse and even a fierce dispute over control of the Alianza Pais (AP) movement, the ruling group divided in two.
In the letter of resignation, Long rejected the referendum that Moreno called for next February 4 and dismissed it as unconstitutional. “Consciousness is the most precious thing that human beings have. Mine gives me this resignation, “concludes the letter of Long, a left-wing diplomat. (I)