Ecuador’s Lasso accepts being examined over Pandora Papers, but not “a circus”

Because of Pandora's papers, Lasso has two open investigations, one in a parliamentary commission, and another prior investigation, in the Attorney General's Office as a result of a complaint by a former political activist, Yaku Pérez.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ecuadorian President, Guillermo Lasso, assures that he has not committed any "fault", "contravention," or "crime" and that he is willing to be investigated over the Pandora Papers, but that he will not submit to a "circus" in the Assembly.

"I forcefully tell you that I have not committed any of those faults, infringements, or crimes. None, None!" insisted the President in an interview with Efe when questioned if "since 2013" he has incurred in crimes of tax "front-running, evasion or avoidance".

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