Bolivia's Congress voted on Tuesday to accept the resignation of former president Evo Morales, two months after the 60-year-old quit and fled for asylum in Mexico and then Argentina.
A senior adviser to president Trump said that former Bolivian leader Evo Morales has become a “headache” for Argentina. Mauricio Claver-Carone told the Bolivian newspaper Pagina Siete that Argentina should have focused on its economic issues instead of granting Morales asylum.
The US government has warned Argentine president Alberto Fernandez that his first actions in foreign policy could endanger both IMF support as well as US investments in the country's energy sector.
Bolivia's interim president Jeanine Añez announced on Monday that the country will expel Mexico's ambassador and two Spanish diplomats, drawing a tit-for-tat response from Madrid as a dispute over an alleged attempt to extract an ex-government aide escalated.
Bolivian consulates throughout Argentina were used by the Evo Morales government to promote fraud in the October 20 elections, according to the report on the case by the Organization of American States (OAS), Foreign Minister Karen Longaric announced. She added consul Ademar Valda led the operation.