Bolivia Restores Ties With Iran and Venezuela After Socialists Return to Power

Venezuela and Iran were key allies for former Bolivian president and Arce ally Evo Morales, who swept to office as the country’s first indigenous president in 2006 and resigned under pressure over disputed elections last year.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bolivia’s new president, Luis Arce, has moved swiftly to restore ties with Iran and Venezuela, receiving the credentials of ambassadors from the two countries on Wednesday, November 11th, just three days after his socialist party retook the reins of power.

Bolivia’s government said in a . . .

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