Ecuador: President Correa warns military response to attacks from Colombian illegal groups

Posted on April 14, 2013 • Filed under: Colombia, Conflicts, Ecuador, Organized Crime, Police/Military Activity

The President, Rafael Correa, warned yesterday irregular groups of Colombia after the attack occurred this week in the province of Sucumbios, on the border with Colombia, where a helicopter was shot Armed Forces.

“Gentlemen of the illegal groups in Colombia: FARC, paramilitaries, as they are called, with Ecuador not play,” he told the Citizen Link 317, held yesterday in the square Eloy Alfaro de Riobamba.

Additionally instructed the military to respond forcefully possible new attacks. “The next time you are attacked by rebel groups, to respond with all possible firepower, gentlemen,” he said. He explained that now Ecuador already has weapons and ships to respond. Read Article

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