LIMA, Oct 13 (Reuters) - The government of Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno agreed to repeal a decree that ended fuel subsidies and will form a commission with indigenous leaders to pass a new law they can agree on, a mediator said late on Sunday.
Arnaud Peral, the representative of the United Nations in Ecuador, said that indigenous leaders agreed to call off protests against the decree.
The announcement was a major breakthrough in a dispute that has unleashed 12 days of unrest in the capital Quito.
(Reporting By Alexandra Valencia and Mitra Taj; Editing by Kim Coghill)
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