WASHINGTON–U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, on Thursday released the following statement:

“I am deeply concerned by the scenes of violence coming out of Ecuador this week. The U.S. stands with the people of Ecuador and will support President Noboa’s efforts to restore safety and security. My office is continuing to monitor the situation and will be ready to help those in Connecticut with family and loved ones in the country.”