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Bolivia set to complain to UN over Morales treatment by Europe

Bolivian President Evo Morales whose presidential jet was forced to divert to Vienna allegedly on orders of the United States.

Bolivia has accused European countries of an “act of aggression” for refusing to allow its presidential jet into their airspace, amid suggestions US fugitive Edward Snowden was on board. Bolivia said France, Italy, Spain and Portugal had blocked the plane from flying over their territory. President Evo Morales was flying back to Bolivia from Moscow when the plane was forced to stop in Vienna Tuesday. The jet was reportedly searched for Mr Snowden, wanted for leaking US secrets. He was apparently not on board and is still believed to be at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport, from where he is seeking asylum in Bolivia and several other countries. Forcing the plane of … Continue reading

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