MIL OSI Translation. Region: Spanish / Latin America / UN –
Source: Republic of Colombia
Headline: The Colombian Chancellor and Minister of Defense travel to Quito to meet with their counterparts in the 3 + 2 dialogue mechanism as part of the cooperation between both nations
Photo: OP Chancery.
Bogotá (Apr. 16/18). In order to continue coordinating actions in the search that is carried out of those responsible for the crime of the three members of the newspaper El Comercio, Foreign Minister María Ángela Holguín and Minister of Defense, Luis Carlos Villegas, travel to Quito for a meeting of 3 +2 in which the Ecuadorian Chancellor, and the Ministers of Defense and Security and Interior will participate.
The Government of Colombia, headed by President Juan Manuel Santos, has offered all the support and support to carry out joint actions to find those responsible for the crime of Ecuadorian citizens Javier Ortega, Paul Rivas and Efraín Segarra, kidnapped on 26 June. March 2018, to do justice and to pay for their actions.
Last Friday, April 13, the Foreign Ministry issued a statement in which it lamented the death of the three Ecuadorian citizens, expressed its rejection and indignation and expressed its solidarity with the relatives, friends and colleagues of the victims: “We express our solidarity and heartfelt Condolences to the Government and the Ecuadorian people and especially to the relatives, friends and colleagues of the three members of the newspaper El Comercio. “
Also, in the framework of the VIII Summit of the Americas held in Peru, President Juan Manuel Santos said, “I must begin by again condemning in the most emphatic way the murder of journalists in Ecuador. We express our solidarity to President Lenin Moreno, who should have been here at his first summit, but had to return to his country for this condemnable act. We have given him all the support and collaboration from the first moment, and we will continue to lend them until those responsible are captured and justice is done. “
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