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Global Affairs Canada Condemns Ecuador’s Unauthorized Entry into Embassy of Mexico

Global Affairs Canada has issued a stern condemnation following Ecuadorian authorities’ unauthorized entry into the Embassy of Mexico in Quito on April 5, 2024. This breach, deemed a clear violation of the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, has sparked international concern and calls for diplomatic resolution.

Canadian officials, after reviewing detailed footage of the incident, have joined with regional partners in denouncing Ecuador’s actions. The Vienna Convention, established to safeguard the conduct of foreign relations, ensures the safety and inviolability of diplomatic missions.

In response to Ecuador’s breach, Canada participated in a special emergency session of the Organization for American States. During this session, Canada, alongside other member states, voiced condemnation and reaffirmed the importance of upholding international law and diplomatic norms.

A statement from Global Affairs Canada emphasized the critical nature of the Vienna Convention and urged Ecuador to respect the inviolability of diplomatic missions. Furthermore, Canada expressed strong disappointment over Ecuador’s actions and called for dialogue between Ecuador and Mexico to resolve their differences peacefully.

In light of the ongoing situation, Global Affairs Canada has pledged to closely monitor developments.


The unauthorized entry into the Embassy of Mexico by Ecuadorian authorities represents a troubling breach of diplomatic norms and international law. Canada’s condemnation underscores the seriousness of the situation and the necessity of upholding diplomatic protocols.

As a nation committed to peaceful coexistence and respect for international agreements, Canada’s stance emphasizes the importance of resolving disputes through dialogue and diplomatic channels. The call for Ecuador and Mexico to engage in dialogue reflects a commitment to regional stability and cooperation.

The incident serves as a reminder of the vital role played by international agreements such as the Vienna Convention in maintaining diplomatic relations. Moving forward, it is imperative for all parties involved to uphold these principles and work towards a peaceful resolution.

Alwin Marshall-Squire

Alwin Marshall-Squire is the Editor-in-Chief of GTA Today and serves as the Parliament Hill Reporter covering Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet. With a commitment to accurate and timely news coverage, Marshall-Squire brings depth and insight to the forefront of Canadian journalism. For feedback, reach out at

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