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Ecuador: Police pray before protests against policies of Lenin Moreno00:25

Ecuador: Police pray before protests against policies of Lenin Moreno

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October 9, 2019 at 09:52 GMT -00:00 · Published

A group of Ecuadorian police officers prayed on Wednesday, before attempting to disperse protests against recent austerity measures announced by Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno.

Footage published on the Twitter account of the National Police of Ecuador shows the officers equipped with protections and intertwining their arms while praying in unison.

Ecuador is going through a wave of massive protests against the so-called 'paquetazo,' a set of measures proposed by the government of Lenin Moreno and aimed at complying with the agreement reached with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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A group of Ecuadorian police officers prayed on Wednesday, before attempting to disperse protests against recent austerity measures announced by Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno.

Footage published on the Twitter account of the National Police of Ecuador shows the officers equipped with protections and intertwining their arms while praying in unison.

Ecuador is going through a wave of massive protests against the so-called 'paquetazo,' a set of measures proposed by the government of Lenin Moreno and aimed at complying with the agreement reached with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

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