Russia's Putin warns Bolivia is on the brink of chaos

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Bolivia was on the brink of chaos and there was a power vacuum after President Evo Morales resigned under pressure on Sunday.

Reuters November 15, 2019 03:11:41 IST
Russia's Putin warns Bolivia is on the brink of chaos

Russias Putin warns Bolivia is on the brink of chaos

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Bolivia was on the brink of chaos and there was a power vacuum after President Evo Morales resigned under pressure on Sunday.

Speaking to reporters in Brasilia at a BRICS summit, Putin said he hoped that whoever comes to power in Bolivia would continue to cooperate with Moscow.

(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Bernadette Baum)

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