Statement by the Ambassador on the Preliminary Results of the Elections

Quito, October 16, 2023.  We congratulate Daniel Noboa on his election as the next President of Ecuador and underscore the commitment of Ecuadorians to democracy during this electoral process.

The United States will continue to cooperate with President Lasso’s government during the transition phase. We look forward to working with the incoming administration of Daniel Noboa to continue advancing our shared priorities on security, inclusive economic development, governance, and the environment.

Our countries share urgent challenges and priorities. We are committed to our enduring relationship.

Michael J. Fitzpatrick