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Protest leaders in Ecuador accept talks with government, Moreno imposes curfew in Quito


QUITO (Reuters) - An indigenous group in Ecuador that has led massive protests against a law that ended fuel subsidies said on Saturday that it has accepted direct talks with President Lenin Moreno to discuss its repeal, the first sign of a breakthrough in a dispute that has triggered more than a week of sometimes violent unrest.

The announcement by Conaie, an umbrella organization for indigenous groups across Ecuador, came as the highland capital of Quito was rocked by a tenth day of clashes over Moreno’s austerity plan, with the office of the country’s comptroller set on fire and ...


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