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Ecuador orders 20 Pentagon employees to leave: US embassy

  • File - A US military plane lands at the US base airport in Manta, Ecuador, Dec. 14, 2006 (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)

QUITO: Ecuador's President Rafael Correa has ordered 20 Pentagon officers and staff to leave the country, a US embassy official said on Friday.

Correa ordered the US Department of Defense personnel out of the country on April 7, said Jeffrey Weinshenker, a spokesman at the US embassy in Quito.

 
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