Roberto Canseco, the diplomat who resisted the assault on the Mexican embassy, ​​denounced in Ecuador | EUROtoday

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The head of the Mexican diplomatic mission in Ecuador, Roberto Canseco Martínez, has been denounced by two residents of the South American nation for alleged obstruction of justice in the course of the assault on the Embassy of that nation in Quito to seize Jorge Glas. The Ecuadorian Prosecutor's Office indicated that the occasions could be associated to the provisions of the Ecuadorian Penal Code, which establishes that “foreigners who commit an offense in national territory are subject to criminal jurisdiction,” as detailed in article 400 cited by the Public Ministry. .

The Prosecutor's Office acknowledges that Canseco enjoys diplomatic immunity, as established in worldwide legislation, so it has ordered that the process be carried out by the Directorate of International Affairs and that Mexico be told in regards to the grievance. What is understood in regards to the motion in opposition to the Mexican diplomat is that it was carried out by two residents, it isn’t recognized in whose identify or for what motive, as a result of Canseco supposedly tried to forestall the Police's work to seize former Vice President Glas, who He had been taking refuge since mid-December on the embassy headquarters to evade a corruption investigation carried out by the Prosecutor's Office.

In the video that President Andrés Manuel López Obrador later shared from the inner cameras of the Embassy, ​​it’s noticed how the top of the diplomatic mission was mistreated and pointed with weapons by the Ecuadorian police when he tried to forestall violent entry into the legation. The recordings have been proven after the breakdown of relations between each nations that compelled all diplomatic personnel from Ecuador to go away.

Roberto Canseco was left in control of the embassy after President Daniel Noboa declared the Mexican ambassador Raquel Serur persona non grata, for interference within the nation's inner affairs following López Obrador's statements in regards to the elections in Ecuador that linked the homicide of presidential candidate, Fernando Villavicencio, with the triumph of Noboa over the candidate Luisa González, from the Citizen Revolution motion of former president Rafael Correa. After Ecuador's choice, López Obrador's response was to interrupt relations and settle for Jorge Glas' request for asylum.

The Noboa Government has argued its choice to interrupt into the Mexican Embassy in Quito was as a consequence of the truth that Jorge Glas was a fugitive from justice and on whom two sentences for corruption that the previous vp was serving in a regime of pre-release, granted by a decide who’s a part of an investigation into the affect of drug trafficking on the judicial system. Glas has been imprisoned in a most safety jail known as La Roca, in Guayaquil, for the reason that day of his arrest on April 5. The diplomatic disaster between each nations has provoked Ecuador's condemnation from 29 nations of the Organization of American States (OAS) and a lawsuit within the International Court of Justice.

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