The president of the Republic, Lenín Moreno, asked the leadership of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (Conaie) to fulfill his promise. The President reminded him that the movement promised to participate in the dialogue tables.
He also stressed that until the talks are concluded there will be no new decree. The Head of State made these statements in the Dialogue for Peace, which was fulfilled in the Presidential Palace.
The meeting was attended by representatives of social sectors, unions, students, producers, transporters, taxi drivers, etc. In total 60 organizations attended. The purpose of the meetings is to create a new decree that focuses on the subsidy of gasoline and that does not affect vulnerable populations, but is not used by smugglers.
The Conaie justified his absence. In a public statement, he said he would not attend since “they had a meeting already scheduled with representatives of the United Nations Organization and the Episcopal Conference.”
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