Ecuador's FM jumps in solidarity with President Chavez
"We expect the operation to be performed on our friend President Hugo Chávez in Cuba will be successful, so that he can get well and healthy soon"
Ecuador's Minister of Foreign Affarrs Ricardo Patiño expressed on Sunday solidarity with Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez and trust in a successful operation in Cuba.
"Our supportive, immense embrace shall go to President Hugo Chávez, as he will have to undergo a new operation in Cuba," Patiño tweeted, as quoted by Efe.
He reported as well on a conversation held with Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolás Maduro and gave "greetings from thousand Ecuadorians to President Chávez."
"We expect the operation to be performed on our friend, President Hugo Chávez in Cuba will be successful, so that he can get well and healthy soon," the senior officer added.
Cristian Fonseca, a businessman in La Candelaria district downtown Caracas, was doing the accounts in his small shop office on Sunday December 21, 2008. The Christmas shopping season kept him working late hours into the night. It was around 11 p.m. and his phone rang. A friend broke the bad news to him over the telephone.