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Next Ecuadoran president could force US to close military base
Next Ecuadoran president could force US to close military base

http://www.channelnewsasia.com/stories/afp_world/view/2...

QUITO : The man polls favor to become Ecuador's next president is a staunch critic of the United States who would force Washington to clear out of the local military base it runs.

"We could talk to the United States about renewing the agreement, as long as they let us put an Ecuadoran base in Miami," economist Rafael Correa likes to joke, about the base in Manta the United States has run as its main anti-drugs post on the Pacific since 1999.

The deal expires in 2009. Correa says that if elected, he won't renew it.
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