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China Gives Ecuador's Military US$4.8 Million


Ecuador and China signed on Wednesday in Quito an agreement on military assistance aimed at strengthening cooperation in the field of defense between both countries.

The deal was signed by Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa and Chinese Ambassador Wang Shi Xiong and it includes a US$4.8 million provision from China to Ecuador.

The funds will be used in defense-related clothing, taking into account the needs the different military units across the country have.

This agreement will boost the development of the Armed Forces of Ecuador, Espinosa said, stressing that the ties between Quito and the Asian giant are displayed in several fields that promote development.