Ecuador boss confirms genocide of kidnapped reporters

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President Lenín Moreno betrothed a prerogative for sum about a insurgent leader

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.

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The hopes of family and friends of a blank group have been dashed

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.