Correa on the loss of the right in Ecuador: the Revolution succeeded, Lenin — President
MEXICO city, 3 Dec — RIA Novosti. The President of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, immediately after the announcement of the first preliminary official results of the election of a new head of state declared the loser right-wing forces.
According to preliminary data of the national electoral Council, after counting 91,88% of the votes, the candidate from the ruling bloc Lenin Moreno gaining of 51.04% for his rival, the candidate of the right-wing forces Guillermo Lasso given 48,96%.
“Great news for the great Motherland: revolution regained victory in Ecuador, right-wing forces are defeated, despite their millions and the media, more than two percent difference, Lenin — the President,” Correa wrote in his microblog on Twitter.
According to Correa, this means a moral defeat for the right. “This will not go unpunished”, — promised the head of state, retiring in may of this year.