Ecuador protests: President withdraws from talks to end strike

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The president of Ecuador has withdrawn from negotitations to end a nationwide strike by indigenous farmers after an overnight attack against a military convoy escorting fuel from the oil rich Amazonia region, that left one soldier dead and 12 injured.

The strike has paralyzed the country and left at least seven dead.

Late on Tuesday, the Legislative Assembly voted against a motion to remove President Guillermo Lasso from office.

Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from Quito, Ecuador.

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Ecuador is a country straddling the equator on South America’s west coast. Its diverse landscape encompasses Amazon jungle, Andean highlands and the wildlife-rich Galápagos Islands. In the Andean foothills at an elevation of 2,850m, Quito, the capital, is known for its largely intact Spanish colonial center.

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