Newly invested President of Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso, met with the US delegation sent by President Joe Biden on Tuesday as he continued his agenda for change and sent the project for a new communications law to the National Assembly.
On his second day in office and behind closed doors, Lasso met the US Ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, who heads the American delegation that traveled to the country for the President’s inauguration.
After the meeting, the new president highlighted “the traditional good relations between Ecuador and the United States”, for which his government has committed itself to strengthening relations between our countries. Cooperation is the way to achieve well-being in Ecuador, “emphasized the guide on his Twitter account.
Lasso was accompanied by the Ecuadorian Ambassador to the United States, Ivonne Baki, and the Secretary of State, Mauricio Montalvo.
On the other hand, on Tuesday Lasso also received the Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López and his wife, also an activist, Lilian Tintori, whom he regarded as “great Venezuelan leaders who campaign for freedom and democracy in the region”. He thanked them for their visit and told them that “Ecuador will always have its doors open”.
Although virtual, the Ecuadorian president has also spoken to the opposition leader and self-proclaimed “responsible president” of Venezuela, Juan Guaidó, as he has confirmed on Twitter.
Guaidó emphasized that “Ecuador and the region will win with him (Lasso) a defender of democracy and freedom. We are brother countries, united by history and today more than ever the future.”
On the other hand, Lasso has submitted to the National Assembly a project to repeal the current communications law passed during the government of Rafael Correa, one of the promises of his campaign.