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Guatemala president orders return of ambassador to Russia – Metro US

Guatemala president orders return of ambassador to Russia

FILE PHOTO: Guatemala’s Giammattei addresses the UN in New York
FILE PHOTO: Guatemala’s Giammattei addresses the UN in New York

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – Guatemala President Alejandro Giammattei said on Friday that he has ordered the return of the Central American country’s ambassador to Russia, Guisela Atalida Godinez Sazo, adding that his government rejected Russia’s actions in Ukraine.

Giammattei had earlier expressed “full support for the sovereignty of Ukraine as like-minded countries and stand in solidarity with its people and government.”

(Reporting by Sofia Menchu; Writing by Stefanie Eschenbacher; Editing by Daina Beth Solomon)

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