Ecuadorian President and Xi Jinping talk about UN Security Council

O presidente do Equador, Guillermo Lasso

The President of Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso| Photo: (EPA) EFE

)The President of Ecuador, Guillermo Lasso, discussed with the dictator of China, Xi Jinping, the desire of the South American country to join the UN Security Council this year, as confirmed this Saturday by the Ecuadorian Foreign Minister, Juan Carlos. Holguín.

05174851In a remote press conference , the chancellor said, without giving further details, that Lasso expressed the nation’s desire to present, in the Security Council, “the values ​​that Ecuador has for world peace, for human rights” and that the country “will play a fundamental role also for that the world is going through.”

05174851Xi Jinping, according to Holguín, the South American country’s interest in joining the group at the United Nations would have been satisfied and that it is willing to “seek the greatest amount of support to achieve and this objective”.

In of June

, Ambassador Cristian Espinosa announced, at the UN General Assembly, Ecuador’s candidacy to join the Security Council in the period of 2023 to 2022, in elections to be held in June this year.

05174851Lasso met with Xi Jinping today and will return tomorrow to Ecuadorian territory, scheduled to arrive on Monday.