In an interview with news agency EFE, President Rafael Correa stated that “for now I will retire in 2017.” However, he also stressed out that “he has the immense responsibility of ensuring this political project ” called the “Citizens’ Revolution.”
The statements were given on behalf of the president’s visit to Spain, which concluded today and in which he met with several authorities, including the Spanish leader, Mariano Rajoy and King of Spain, Juan Carlos.
The leaders also went over various aspects of bilateral relations, in particular the integration of Ecuadorians in Spain, which represent the largest Latin American community in the European country.
Today, ” Ecuador does not need charity, it needs opportunities,” told to EFE, adding that his country need help “to create human talent, science, technology.” “For this, we have signed agreements with four Spanish universities and research institutes. Spanish academics and scientists are welcome,” he explained.