Delegation of the European Union to Brazil

Ecuador: Statement by the Spokesperson on the second round of presidential elections

Brussels, 12/04/2021 - 16:30, UNIQUE ID: 210412_32
Statements by the Spokesperson

The European Union congratulates the Ecuadorian people who went to the polls on Sunday for the second round of the presidential elections. The electoral process was peaceful and saw a high turnout reflecting the strong commitment of Ecuadorian people to democracy. Preliminary results show a comfortable victory of Guillermo Lasso. The EU looks forward to working with the new elected President.

Over the past years, Ecuador and the EU have developed a successful cooperation across a wide range of areas, including on policy dialogue, human rights, trade and economic matters, as well as in multilateral fora. The EU remains a committed partner of Ecuador and will work to continue strengthening this long-standing partnership with the new government.

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