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(UPDATED) A statement from President Lenin Moreno and CONAIE head Jaime Vargas reads, 'With this agreement, the mobilizations... across Ecuador are terminated and we commit ourselves to restoring peace in the country'
The clashes come as Ecuador's Ministry of Energy announced activities in 3 oil fields in the Amazon region had been suspended 'due to the seizure of the facilities by groups of people outside the operation'
The protests – the largest in a decade – are led by the transport sector but included students and other groups.
'The threats against Julian Assange for political reasons, persecution on the part of the United States, are more current than ever,' says Assange lawyer Baltasar Garzon
(UPDATED) Foreign Minister Jose Valencia says the Ecuadoran government withdrew the citizenship it had granted Assange in 2017 'due to various irregularities found in his paperwork'
Initial results from the plebiscite show 64% of ballots in favor of restoring the measure which prevents presidents from running indefinitely
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has angered Madrid by using Twitter to pump out messages of support for Catalonia's independence drive and accuse Spain's central government of 'repression'
Ecuador Vice President Jorge Glas responds to President Lenin Moreno s move with defiance vowing to see out the rest of his term
His status does not allow him to talk about the politics of any country let alone ours says Ecuador s new president Lenin Moreno
Moreno wins the April 2 second round with a 51 15 share – more than 226 000 votes ahead of his conservative rival Guillermo Lasso
Moreno 64 a wheelchair user and champion of disability rights is seen as a more moderate successor to outgoing President Rafael Correa
The election is being closely watched as a barometer of the political climate in Latin America where more than a decade of leftist dominance has been waning
The election is being watched closely to see if oil producing Ecuador will become the latest leftist run country in Latin America to shift to the right
With just over 95 of ballots counted leftist ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno had 39 21 of the vote short of the 40 needed to avoid a runoff
UPDATED The vote is a test of the legacy of outgoing President Rafael Correa