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Bolivia ready to restore diplomatic relations with Israel after a decade

Friday, November 29th 2019 - 12:19 UTC
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Karen Longaric says the interim government is moving to “rectify everything bad that happened under the previous administration.” Karen Longaric says the interim government is moving to “rectify everything bad that happened under the previous administration.”

Bolivia says it will restore diplomatic ties with Israel, a decade after then-President Evo Morales severed relations because of an Israeli military offensive in Gaza.

The renewal of ties with Israel was announced Thursday by Foreign Minister Karen Longaric as part of an overhaul of Bolivia’s foreign policy following Morales’ resignation this month.

Longaric says the interim government is moving to “rectify everything bad that happened under the previous administration.”

Bolivia’s interim government has also named Walter Oscar Serrate Cuellar as the new ambassador to the United States after an 11-year diplomatic rupture.

Morales, who espoused socialism, claimed victory in an Oct. 20 presidential election. But opposition protesters alleged fraud and the military turned on Morales, forcing him to resign and seek asylum in Mexico.

Categories: Politics, Latin America.

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  • DemonTree

    You think they should prefer re-education camps like ally China?

    Nov 30th, 2019 - 07:01 am +1
  • Forgetit87

    Now they can about their shared love of killing the indigenous peoples of their respective lands.

    Nov 29th, 2019 - 05:56 pm -1
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