Ecuador

Ricardo Patiño moves to Defence Ministry


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Ecuador’s Foreign Minister, Ricardo Patiño, has been appointed the new Minister of Defence. He replaces Fernando Cordero who resigned earlier this week as tensions between the military and the government increased.

Minister of Knowledge and Human Talent, Dr Guillaume Long, is to become the new Minister of External Relationships, Trade and Integration but no replacement has been announced for his former position.

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