Bolivia has renewed its request to be installed as a full member of Mercosur

"We consider that Bolivia's accession represents an opportunity to strengthen Mercosur, contribute to the integration of the South American continent and contribute to the convergence of Mercosur with the Pacific Ocean," Arce said.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Bolivian president, Luis Arce, who participated in the summit of heads of state of the Southern Cone trade bloc, reaffirmed the country's will and thanked, without mentioning them, those who have already ratified the accession protocol, whose entry into force depends on the confirmation of the Brazilian Senate.

Bolivia reaffirmed its will to join Mercosur as a full member, nine years after the signing of the accession protocol which has not yet been ratified by all the members of the bloc.

"Allow me to reiterate once again Bolivia's will to be part of . . .

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