Venezuela's Chavez says Correa's "life is in danger"

by Reuters
Thursday, 30 September 2010 08:06 GMT

CARACAS, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez said on Thursday the life of his leftist Ecuadorean ally Rafael Correa was in danger and urged Ecuador's military not to support a "coup" attempt against him.

Chavez told Venezuelan state TV that protesting Ecuadorean police officials were making demands of Correa at a hospital in Quito where the Ecuadorean leader had been "kidnapped". (Reporting by Andrew Cawthorne)

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