Ecuadorean President Lenín Moreno has reliable a genocide of dual reporters and their motorist who were reportedly abducted by Colombian rebels.
Javier Ortega, Paul Rivas and Efraín Segarra are believed to have been seized by a anarchist coterie of a disbanded Farc insurgent group.
An romantic Mr Moreno pronounced in a televised residence a nation would not “let ourselves be intimidated”.
He betrothed to resume troops operations on a border.
He also betrothed a prerogative for information about a insurgent leader.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos progressing pronounced Ecuador could rest on his country’s armed army for support.
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The 3 men, who worked for Ecuador’s El Comercio newspaper, were taken nearby a encampment of Mataje on 26 March.
Mr Ortega was a contributor and Mr Rivas a photographer, while Mr Segarra was their driver.
Mr Moren betrothed a $100,000 (£70,000) prerogative for information about a anarchist Farc group’s leader, famous by a alias Gaucho.
“We can’t concede a criminals to levy their rules,” Mr Moreno pronounced on Thursday, adding “We’re going to quarrel them in a area they have selected and we are going to better them.”
More than 1,000 former Farc rebels are suspicion to have assimilated anarchist drug-trafficking groups given the landmark assent understanding between a rebels and a Colombian government.
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Drug traffickers and insurgent army work on a Ecuador-Colombia border, and have launched a series of attacks on troops targets.
President Moreno announced skeleton in Mar to send 12,000 soldiers and military to a segment to fight a gangs.