On his second day as vice president, Otto Sonnenholzner held internal work meetings regarding the operation of that institution and the constitution of his workteam, as well as interviews with the media.
In an interview with Teleamazonas, Sonnenholzner said that it was not in his immediate plans to enter politics, but that it is a situation that the country has experienced unexpectedly. “I accept the call of President (Lenin)Moreno for the sake of stability and democracy,” he said, and insisted that he prefers to be called by name only because pronouncing his surname is complicated.
The vice president defined himself as a conciliator and believes that with this characteristic he will reinforce the attitude of dialogue. On what functions will be fulfilled, Sonnenholzner said that one should still expect apronouncement from the president, but that he would like to work in the Ecuador of the future.
Regarding the contractual relationship of his family with the Government is null and with sectional governments said that it is “very marginal”.
In the case of his political family, he pointed out that his business interests are abroad. “I am brother, husband, son-in-law (…) inside my house, I leave my house and I am vice president (…) I am seeing the legal way to do it so that it is clear …”, he added.
After working meetings the second president traveled to Guayaquil and today he will continue in the analysis of the internal functioning of the Vice Presidency.(I)