Correa broke off diplomatic ties with Bogota after the March 1 Colombian attack on a guerrilla camp in Ecuador that killed more than 20 people, including a FARC commander Raúl Reyes.The conflict briefly awoke fears of war in the Andean region when Ecuador and Venezuela ordered troops to their borders with Colombia, but tempers cooled at a regional summit that led to a handshake between the three countries’ leaders.Despite an apology from Colombia, Correa has not reopened formal relations and said on Saturday he would look for ways to further punish his neighbor if it became clear an Ecuadorean was killed in the raid.“It would be extremely grave if it is proven that a Ecuadorean died,” the left-wing president said on a radio program. “We will not let this murder go unpunished.”He did not specify what type of action he might take.
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