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Earlier, a group of former assembly members filed unconstitutionality claims against against Executive Decree No. 741.
In case the decree is declared illegal and unconstitutional, the Assembly will continue to function, otherwise, early elections will be held.
Previously, President Guillermo Lasso decreed the "cross death" and dissolved the National Assembly.
This is expected to happen if President Guillermo Lasso's decision to dissolve the legislature is not declared unconstitutional.
President Guillermo Lasso's "decision is an escape valve for the crisis... People will have the opportunity to vote, which lowers tensions," Rafael Correa pointed out.
"The Armed Forces are not a constitutional court to rule on the decisions of Congress or the Executive branch," said Alberto Acosta, the former president of the Constituent Assembly.
The right-wing politician resorted to a legal mechanism to avoid being ousted by lawmakers on Saturday.
Congress requires 92 out of 137 votes to dismiss Lasso.