Ecuadorian new Ambassador in Colombia, Raul Vallejo, took office this Wednesday in Bogotá. Ecuador’s main interest is to maintain peace in the border, as well as to promote social development, Vallejo said during his first press conference as diplomatic representative. His government will also put a strong effort in fighting the guerilla groups and the drug trafficking. Vallejo’s appointment marks the final stage in the process of formalization of diplomatic relations between the two countries. As part of this process, Colombia appointed as his Ambassador in Ecuador to Fernando Arboleda Ripoll.