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Ecuador energy minister nominee withdraws after leaving miner’s board

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Newly-installed Ecuadorean President Guillermo Lasso’s pick to be the oil-producing country’s next energy and mines minister withdrew from consideration on Friday, a week after resigning from the board of directors of a mining company.

Roberto Salas had served as vice president of private agroindustrial and real estate conglomerate Nobis Group before Lasso, a conservative, nominated him for the role shortly before taking office on May 24.

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