The former foreign minister is accused of, inter alia, in a speech in 2018 have asked the people to ”take over the authorities and shut down roads,” and to the ”resistance struggle”, directed against the new government.
He is linked to Wikileaks and to the american who sits arrested in Ecuador, suspected of involvement in an alleged utpressningsförsök against the president Lenín Moreno.
the Purpose would have been to protect Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
the request to Ricardo Patiño should be suspected of incitement to crime was approved by a judge on Friday.
Patiño stated, however, to be abroad, according to Reuters, he fled with the car on Wednesday. Ecuador has therefore requested an international arrest warrant, through Interpol.
He has previously denied the accusations.
Ricardo Patiño foreign minister under the former president, Rafael Correa, who granted Julian Assange political asylum.
Lenín Moreno back asylen, and extradited Assange to the british authorities.
Moreno is accusing Wikileaks and julian Assange for having published his private familjbilder, something which Wikileaks denies. They argue instead that Moreno is trying to divert attention from the leadership".
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